• Nose reconstruction using local and regional flaps: The challenges and advantages

    1 month ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Venkatesh Mysore Srinivas, Manjunath Kalapurmat Nagabhushanaiah
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(1):71-77
    Background: Nose is a central structure in midface. It has an important function in maintaining the aesthesis of the face. The three-dimensional structure of the nose is challenging to reconstruct. However, the availability of abundant vascularity and surrounding tissue is advantageous for the reconstruction of the soft tissue. Hence, this study was carried out to assess the cosmetic outcome and acceptability of patients undergoing nasal soft tissue reconstruction...
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  • Tunneled flaps: An ingenious reconstructive option for anterior auricle defects

    1 month ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Diogo Cerejeira, André Pinho, Ana Brinca, Joao Goulao, Ricardo Vieira
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(1):14-19
    Background: The anterior surface of the auricle is especially susceptible to a variety of traumatic insults and cutaneous malignancies. However, given the unique anatomy of this structure and the lack of local tissue available, the reconstruction of these defects is still a challenge. Despite of their positive outcomes, tunneled flaps have not been thoroughly explored in the literature. Objectives: To review the clinical utility of tunneled flaps in...
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