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The anatomic study of the facial nerve is closely related to the prevention of nerve injury that may occur in facial surgeries. The purpose of this study is to analyze the most susceptible areas in the face regarding the probability of facial nerve injury, based on the demarcation of its trajectory in the overlying skin. Three hundred cadaveric hemifaces(More)
To evaluate improvement in patients' quality of life and self-esteem as a result of rhytidoplasty, 32 Caucasian female patients with facial rhytidosis, aged 46 to 68, were selected consecutively from a waiting list and underwent rhytidoplasty. The widely used health evaluation tool Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36), and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To present a case of a child who was subjected to sentinel lymph node biopsy for cutaneous melanoma. DESCRIPTION A 12 year-old child with Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome developed melanoma on the lumbar region. The excision biopsy revealed a melanoma with depth of 1.5 mm. The patient was submitted to amplification of the margins 2 cm in all directions(More)
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