Midline forehead flaps in nasal reconstruction

Midline forehead flaps in nasal reconstruction Eur J Plast Surg (2004) 27:105–113 DOI 10.1007/s00238-004-0632-z MASTER CLASS IN PLASTIC SURGERY I. T. Jackson Accepted: 23 March 2004 / Published online: 16 June 2004 Springer-Verlag 2004 There are a variety of midline forehead flaps available, very long since it can be based low down on the paranasal and how these are used is limited only by the ingenuity of area at the level of the medial canthus. Having established the surgeon. An additional fact which is significant in this fact, midline forehead flap design is easy and the terms of reconstruction and patient satisfaction is that length is considerable; it can reach the tip of the nose and midline donor site scars heal well. It is rare to have one of beyond. What has not, as yet, been completely established these spread or to become hypertrophic, regardless of the is the width of the flap which can be taken from the type of skin. These were initially popularized by Esser [1]. central forehead. It is probably related only to the ability As with all flaps, those from the forehead can be used to close the transverse defect. Basing the flap on the as local pedicled or island http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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