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The triple rotation scalp flap revisited: a case of reconstruction of cicatricial pressure alopecia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16870395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rotation flaps constitute a time-honoured method for repair of small-to-moderate scalp defects, in effect even in the era of microsurgical reconstruction. A case of cicatricial pressure alopecia that was successfully repaired using the Bardach modification of the curved tripod flap confirms the value of this flap in scalp reconstruction. The main advantages of this method are the natural appearance of the final result due to preservation of hair orientation, and the uniform distribution of the wound-closure tension over a wide peripheral area of the scalp, although extensive undermining is generally required.
Authors:
I G Michaelidis; P K Stefanopoulos; G A Papadimitriou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-07-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0901-5027     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-20     Completed Date:  2007-04-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1153-5     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 401 Army Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Alopecia / surgery*
Humans
Male
Rotation
Scalp / surgery*
Surgical Flaps*
Treatment Outcome

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