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Ecthyma gangrenosum is a rare invasive cutaneous infection mostly caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in immunosuppressed patients, especially during neutropenic states. Embolic lesions usually accompanying with septicemia of P. aeruginosa are typically painless, round, and centrally necrotic with a surrounding erythematous halo. Facial involvement occurred(More)
Prominent ear is the most common deformity of the external ear. The major causes can be an underdeveloped antithetical fold, concha hypertrophy, and prominence of the ear lobule. Since Ely’s first aesthetic correction of the prominent ear in 1881, more than 200 different techniques have been described, but the choice of procedure still remains the surgeon’s(More)
Reconstruction of the first ray is challenging because of poor skin laxity, bone and tendon exposure, and limited local flap options. Repair using full- or split-thickness skin grafts is generally not an option because of the bone and tendon exposure. Reconstructive options using local flaps from the distal foot area are restricted owing to insufficient(More)
Ameloblastoma is the second most common odontogenic tumor of the oral cavity with the primary site being the mandible. The ratio of maxillomandibular involvement however is 5:1 in favor of the mandible. The most common complaint is a painless swelling over the mandibular area. Despite its benign nature, ameloblastoma has a high local recurrence rate, with(More)
BACKGROUND According to National Cancer Institute, there are approximately 39,800 rectal cancer cases per year, 25% of which will need an abdominoperineal resection (APR). The key to avoid most of the complications related to pelvic defect that occurs after APR is choosing an appropriate reconstruction option for perineum. This study aims to introduce an(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to perform a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent periorbital area reconstructions, determine their sociodemographic characteristics, analyze the effects of defect etiologies and locations classified according to periorbital subunits on our reconstruction options, and to present our treatment outcomes and(More)
Xanthomas are tumors containing lipid-filled cells that can be seen on various regions of the body and are important clinical manifestations of disordered lipid metabolism [1, 2]. They are generally classified according to their locations and appearances. Tuberous xanthomas are nodular, firm, painless subcutaneous swellings that develop in those areas which(More)
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