Kwang Seog Kim

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Free flaps are usually required rather than local flaps for large plantar defects, due to a lack of locally available tissue. The medial sural artery perforator free flap, recently introduced clinically by several authors, is a noticeable option for soft tissue coverage, but it has still not been widely used for the reconstruction of various large plantar(More)
Inverted nipple, which is defined as a nipple located on a plane lower than the areola, presents both functional and cosmetic problems. It is a source of repeated irritation and inflammation, and interferes with nursing. In addition, its abnormal appearance may cause psychological distress. Inverted nipples are congenital or acquired, and are classified as(More)
A diverse variety of methods for reconstructing eyebrow defects has been described previously, and each procedure has inherent advantages and disadvantages. The authors present a case of reconstruction of a partial eyebrow defect using two eyebrow island flaps, which are modifications of the subcutaneous pedicle flap.
Many methods have been used to reattach amputated fingertips. Of these methods, microsurgery has been accepted as the procedure of choice because the defining characteristic of a microsurgically replanted finger is that its surival in the recipient bed is predicated on functioning intravascular circulation. Although considerable progress has been made in(More)
Transcutaneous or endoscopic approaches are commonly used to reduce closed anterior table frontal sinus fractures. However, transcutaneous approaches cause serious skin sequelae, and endoscopic approaches have a steep learning curve. To resolve these problems, between 2001 and 2008, a transcutaneous transfrontal approach through a small peri-eyebrow skin(More)
Earlobe keloid can form after cosmetic ear piercing, trauma, or burns, and it poses several difficulties in treatment and distinctive cosmetic implications. Treatment methods for earlobe keloids include both surgical and nonsurgical methods. After excision of the earlobe keloid, healing by secondary intention, primary suture, skin graft, or local flap has(More)
Eyebrow reconstruction is a challenge because eyebrow hair is unique. Although various surgical methods have been used to reconstruct eyebrow defects, to the best of our knowledge, the use of eyebrow free flaps for eyebrow reconstruction has not been reported. We describe the successful reconstruction of a large eyebrow defect using a supraorbital artery(More)
BACKGROUND The medial canthus is an important area in determining the impression of a person's facial appearance. It is composed of various structures, including canthal tendons, lacrimal canaliculi, conjunctiva, the tarsal plate, and skin tissues. Due to its complexity, medial canthal defect reconstruction has been a challenging procedure to perform. The(More)