Successful replantation of a completely amputated ear on a child.

Abstract

Amputation of an ear is a rare injury. Subsequent replantation is a challenging and very difficult task for an experienced micro-surgeon. Every well described successful replantation of an ear is a valuable lesson for a micro-surgeon mainly because securing the venous drainage of the replanted ear is very difficult. In the worldwide medical literature, only a minimal amount of cases have described a successful replantation of an ear after total amputation on a child. The authors describe the whole treatment process for a seven-year old boy whose ear was bitten off by a dog. They also describe their procedures which led to a successful outcome.

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@article{Mark2012SuccessfulRO, title={Successful replantation of a completely amputated ear on a child.}, author={Vladim{\'i}r Mar{\'i}k and Pavel Kurial}, journal={Acta chirurgiae plasticae}, year={2012}, volume={54 1}, pages={19-22} }