Use of the oblique island flap in excision of small facial tumors.

@article{Ono1993UseOT,
  title={Use of the oblique island flap in excision of small facial tumors.},
  author={Ichiro Ono and Hirobumi Gunji and Maki Sato and Fumio Kaneko},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={91 7},
  pages={1245-51}
}
Reconstruction with the oblique sigmoid island flap, which we contrived as a subcutaneous pedicle flap, is performed as follows: the small triangular skin flaps, about 1 to 2 mm in length on each side, are excised from both sides of a round defect following tumor excision in a direction corresponding to the wrinkle line, and a subcutaneous island flap which has a width equal to the defect and has shifted about half the distance of the defective area in parallel with the wrinkle line is advanced… CONTINUE READING

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