L-shaped scalp flap for moustache reconstruction in a patient with an acid burn of the face

Pramod Kumar

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Abstract

An L-shaped scalp flap based on the parietal branch of the superficial temporal artery is described to reconstruct the moustache in a young male patient who suffered from nitric acid burns of the face. This provides a simple technique as an alternative to microvascular technique for moustache reconstruction. The donor area morbidity was minimal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-416
Number of pages4
JournalBurns
Volume22
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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