Microsurgical replantation for child total scalp avulsion.

  title={Microsurgical replantation for child total scalp avulsion.},
  author={Tianyi Liu and Jiasheng Dong and Jian De Wang and Jun Yang},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={20 1},
Total scalp avulsion is an intractable problem in clinical practice. It often occurs in female adults, but rarely in children. In this article, we described the replantation of 2 scalp segments in a 4-year-old girl. The right segment involved the hairy scalp merely, whereas the left one involved the hairy scalp, forehead, eyelid, ear, and part of the face. Warm ischemia time was about 28 hours, and operation time was 13 hours. Although an explorative operation was performed, the left segment… CONTINUE READING