Kwang Seog Kim

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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)
Advances in Wound Repair is an updated collection of advanced technology in wound repair based on the author's personal experience and a unique contribution to the literature on wound repair. It is ideally suited for plastic surgeons, wound specialists, and other healthcare professionals who have a particular interest in, or wish to develop greater(More)
BACKGROUND A number of conditions can alter a person's fingernail configuration. The ratio between fingernail width and length (W/L) is an important aesthetic criterion, and some underlying diseases can alter the size of the fingernail. Fingernail curvature can be altered by systemic disorders or disorders of the fingernail itself. Although the shape and(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which occurs in keratinocytes of the epidermis and is the second most common skin cancer, has a more invasive growth pattern and higher potential to metastasize than basal cell carcinoma. Total excision of the primary tumor is the treatment of choice. For clear excision of the tumor, invasion depth is one(More)
BACKGROUND Gynecomastia is benign enlargement of breast tissue in males and is fairly common. Mastectomy not only helps in improving the shape of anterior chest, but can also improve the location of nipple. Therefore, a principle element of mastectomy design is defining the normal location of nipple based on major anatomical reference points. Here, the(More)
Despite the frequent use of the fibular free flap, there have been no reports of severe compartment syndrome of the donor leg that necessitated limb amputation. A 66-yr-old man had a fibular osseous free flap transfer from the left leg to the mandible that was complicated by postoperative compartment syndrome. An extensive chronic leg wound resulted, which(More)
BACKGROUND Many people have an interest in the correction of facial scars or deformities caused by trauma. The increasing ability to correct such flaws has been one of the reasons for the increase in the popularity of facial plastic surgery. In addition to its roles in communication, breathing, eating, olfaction and vision, the appearance of the face also(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Images functions, surgical treatment is indicated [5]. The pathogenesis of peripheral osteoma has not been elucidated, but three hypotheses can be proposed according to its cause. First, the developmental theory suggests(More)
al. Kabuki syndrome: clinical data in 20 patients, literature review, and further guidelines for preventive management. which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The canal of Nuck is a small evagination of the parietal peritoneum, which is attached to the uterus(More)
BACKGROUND Laryngeal allotransplantation (LA) is a technique involving transplantation of a deceased donor's larynx into a recipient, and it may be substituted for conventional laryngeal reconstruction. There are widely different views on LA, as the recipient is administered continuous, potentially life-threatening, immunosuppressive therapy for a(More)