Total eyelid reconstruction with free dorsalis pedis flap after deep facial burn.

@article{Thai1999TotalER,
  title={Total eyelid reconstruction with free dorsalis pedis flap after deep facial burn.},
  author={K N Thai and David A. Billmire and Kevin P. Yakuboff},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={1048-51}
}
A case of severe facial and corneal burns with complete loss of upper and lower eyelids is reported together with the acute management and surgical options for total eyelid defects secondary to thermal injury. An acutely burned man with 78 percent total burn surface area presented with complete exposure of the left cornea. Because of the severe thermal injury, no facial tissues were available as donor sources for reconstructing the eyelid. A free dorsalis pedis flap was used to cover the… CONTINUE READING