A new operative method of correcting cryptotia using large Z-plasty.

@article{Yotsuyanagi2001ANO,
  title={A new operative method of correcting cryptotia using large Z-plasty.},
  author={Takatoshi Yotsuyanagi and Ken Yamashita and Y Shinmyo and Katsunori Yokoi and Yukimasa Sawada},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={
          20-4
        }
}
A large Z-plasty on the postauricular surface of the ear has been used for successful reconstruction of cryptotia. This technique provides extensive skin coverage of the posterior auricle without skin grafting. The technique is easy and simple. The natural hairline is not disturbed and the temporoauricular sulcus is emphasised. Almost all of the scar is hidden behind the auricle. It has been performed on 17 patients with no recurrence of the cryptotia. One patient had partial congestion in the… CONTINUE READING

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