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Reconstruction of sever deformities in midline lower face, neck following burn injury
Sadrollah Motamed *, Seyed Esmail Hassanpour, Naser Mozafari, Abdolhamid Gholizadeh Pasha, Eznollah Azargashb
MD, Professor of Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 15 Khordad Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; , S_Motamed2006@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: The burned face involved with lip, chin and upper neck causes many problems in natural appearance. The treatment of drooped lip and disturbed cervicomental angle is difficult. The aim of this article is to introduce a new technique for recreation of this angle. Materials and Methods: In a clinical research 14 patients underwent to use a triangular fatty dermal flap and full thickness skin graft (FTSG) after releasing scar tissue. Wilcoxon test used to determine for correcting neck face angle. Results: This study was conducted on 14 patients involved lower face, upper neck scar contracture. These patients gained a good functional and aesthetic result without complication. ‍Conclusion: This study revealed a simple and reliable method in burned lower face, neck. It provides to restore movement and contour in spite of sever tissue deficiency for reconstruction.
Keywords: Burned lower face, neck, fatty dermal flap, FTSG
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Medicine
Received: 2017 | Accepted: 2017 | Published: 2017

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