Reconstruction of a subtotally amputated auricle with a very narrow inferior pedicle

@article{Kemalolu2015ReconstructionOA,
  title={Reconstruction of a subtotally amputated auricle with a very narrow inferior pedicle},
  author={Cemal Alper Kemaloğlu and Fatih Kılıç and Galip Kemali G{\"u}nay},
  journal={Case Reports in Plastic Surgery \& Hand Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={2},
  pages={77 - 79}
}
Abstract In our case study, the left ear of a 57-year-old male patient was subtotally amputated due to an iron-plate cutting accident. Only a 5-mm inferior skin pedicle connected the amputated ear to the lobule. The ear was reattached with primary suture without microsurgery. The reattached ear healed uneventfully. 
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