Reconstruction of auricular conchal defects with local flaps

@inproceedings{Zhu2016ReconstructionOA,
  title={Reconstruction of auricular conchal defects with local flaps},
  author={Ji Zhu and Hui Zhao and Kai Wu and Chuan Lv and Hong-da Bi and Meng-yan Sun and Yu-chong Wang and Xin Xing and Chun-yu Xue},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Reconstruction of the auricular conchal cavity is relatively difficult because of its unique structure, shape, and location. We compared different methods of repair of the auricular concha to determine the method that would cause the least injury to the donor site.The method selected was based on the location and size of the defect. If the defect was located in the upper part of the concha, or if the defect was >15 mm in diameter, we used a post-auricular subcutaneous pedicle island flap that… CONTINUE READING

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