Successful treatment of large forehead defect after the failure of tissue expansion: changing plan and strategy.


Tissue expansion is an effective method in head and neck reconstruction for large defects. Tissue expansion allows enlarged local tissue for advancement or rotation flaps and could result in satisfactory aesthetic and functional outcomes. A 14-year-old boy presented with a 7 × 9-cm(2) traumatic defect on his forehead. We planned a 2-stage operation with… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e318232ae3b


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