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Postsurgical acrylic ear splints for keloids.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3711419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It is generally acknowledged that earlobe keloids are best surgically resected and repaired while attempting to leave a residual skeletal cartilaginous soft-tissue framework, oftentimes composed of keloidal tissue itself. Whether grafts, flaps, or primary incision and closure are performed, the success of each procedure may require the adjuvant use of pressure to the involved ear-lobes for at least a year. Where gross deformity has existed, the use of an "oyster splint" seems to act as a pressure remolding device.
Authors:
H E Pierce
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0148-0812     ISO Abbreviation:  J Dermatol Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-02     Completed Date:  1986-07-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707501     Medline TA:  J Dermatol Surg Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  583-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acrylates
Adult
Ear Diseases / surgery
Ear, External / surgery*
Female
Humans
Keloid / surgery*
Postoperative Care*
Splints
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Acrylates

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