Use of the pericranial flap in medial canthal reconstruction: another application for this versatile flap.

@article{Leatherbarrow2006UseOT,
  title={Use of the pericranial flap in medial canthal reconstruction: another application for this versatile flap.},
  author={Brian Leatherbarrow and Adam Watson and Geoffrey A Wilcsek},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={414-9}
}
PURPOSE To describe the use and outcomes of a versatile surgical technique in the reconstruction of deep soft tissue and bony defects of the medial canthus. METHODS A retrospective review of consecutive cases requiring reconstruction of medial canthal defects involving loss of periosteum or bone by a median forehead pericranial flap and full-thickness skin grafting in a tertiary referral hospital setting. Two techniques were used: an open technique, using a midline forehead incision; and an… CONTINUE READING

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