D. Eck

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OBJECTIVE This article serves to review latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap as an option for breast reconstruction postmastectomy. Since the introduction of the latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap in the late 1970s, its use has always been as a secondary technique, particularly after the development of the transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous flap in the(More)
OBJECTIVE Multiple options for reconstruction of scalp defects exist with local tissue advancement and free tissue transfer the mainstay of reconstruction. Over the last 12 years, our tertiary referral hospital has performed more than 150 scalp reconstructions. We reviewed our experience with large scalp defects and evaluated whether free tissue transfer is(More)
INTRODUCTION Cervical thoracic duct cyst (CTDC) is a rare cause of lateral neck mass. Surgical excision with ligation of the cervical thoracic duct is the current standard for definitive management with symptomatic patients. We report the first case of an alternative method of management performing a cyst venous anastomosis for decompression. PRESENTATION(More)
INTRODUCTION Basal cell carcinoma is the most prevalent form of cancer worldwide, usually arising in the head and neck region, which is cured by surgical excision and rarely invades or metastasizes. Many reports exist of bony invasion in the head and neck but very rarely into long bones. METHODS We report an unusual case of basal cell carcinoma that(More)
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