[Classification and repairment of "butterfly ear" deformity].

  title={[Classification and repairment of "butterfly ear" deformity].},
  author={Hai-yue Jiang and Bo Pan and Dong-jun Guo and Wan-hou Guo and Hong-xing Zhuang},
  journal={Zhonghua zheng xing wai ke za zhi = Zhonghua zhengxing waike zazhi = Chinese journal of plastic surgery},
  volume={22 5},
OBJECTIVE To classify and repair "Butterfly Ear" deformity which presents characters of dysplasia of inferior auricle of ear and congenital bat ear. METHOD The repairment procedures include: type I: auricular cartilage flap inversion folding technique. type II: local ear skin flap. type III: soft tissue expander autogenous, rib cartilage framework. RESULTS The method was used in 19 cases from October 2001 to March 2005. Postoperative follow-up showed satisfactory results in all cases… CONTINUE READING