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Four parallel flaps for correction of a wide forehead defect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12370653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A simple method for closure of a defect in the forehead area by four parallel flaps along the forehead wrinkle lines is illustrated. The main advantage of this method lies in its simple design, which enables the surgeon to close large defects with no elevation of the eyebrow, while preserving the hairline, and most of the suture lines are parallel to the forehead wrinkle lines.
Yitzchak Ramon; Oren Shoshani; Ami Barak; Yehuda Ullmann; Isaac J Peled
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0148-7043     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2002 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-08     Completed Date:  2002-12-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  434-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Plastic Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, PO Box 9602, Haifa 31096, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Basal Cell / surgery*
Facial Neoplasms / surgery*
Forehead / surgery*
Middle Aged
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Skin Neoplasms / surgery*
Surgical Flaps*

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