While not preventing the beneficial effect of ear reconstruction on patients’ health-related quality of life, scalp and groin scars are annoying for a relevant percentage of the patients. Therefore, the temporoparietal fascia flap should be harvested with the smallest incision possible, full-thickness skin grafts from the groin should be harvested as small as possible, and harvesting areas for full-thickness skin grafts other than the groin should be evaluated. Level of Evidence: III.
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 1, 2013
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