Skin grafted forehead flap for total nasal reconstruction in severe postburn facial deformity

@article{Guan1988SkinGF,
  title={Skin grafted forehead flap for total nasal reconstruction in severe postburn facial deformity},
  author={Weiqun Guan and Eric Y Wang and Dongsheng Zhang},
  journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={11},
  pages={57-59}
}
Total or subtotal nasal loss is one of the sequelae of severe facial burns and requires total nasal reconstruction. Distant flaps or tube pedicles were used but the result was not good in terms of skin color match and texture. Since 1982 the authors have used a skin grafted forehead flap for nasal reconstruction and have achieved a better color match for the new nose. This forehead flap is quite rigid and a bone graft is not needed for support. However, the flap is not as easily brought down to… CONTINUE READING

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