Reverse-flow retroauricular island flap in facial reconstruction


Benlier E., Top H., Cinar C., Yazar S., Aygit A. C., Cetinkale O.

DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY, vol.33, no.12, pp.1442-1451, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00042728-200712000-00005
  • Journal Name: DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1442-1451
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND Reconstruction of facial skin defects requires good-quality skin cover to satisfy aesthetic expectations of patient, especially when the skin defect is on the uncovered area of the face. Limitations in the available local tissue and donor-site morbidity restrict the options.