The basic Z-plasty.

  title={The basic Z-plasty.},
  author={Gohar A Salam and Janki P Amin},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={67 11},
Z-plasty is a plastic surgery technique that is used to improve the functional and cosmetic appearance of scars. With this technique, it is possible to redirect a scar into better alignment with a natural skin fold or the lines of least skin tension. Contracted scars may be lengthened with this technique. Z-plasty involves the creation of two triangular… CONTINUE READING