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Management of facial wounds with missing soft tissue with local flaps

Vasilios Bousdras*

Published: 01 September, 2020 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 048-049

Avulsive injuries to the face can be challenging. Soft tissue defects secondary to trauma and bites nessecitate local tissue transfer and the tissue closely resembles the missing skin in color and texture. These flaps can be rotated, advanced or transposed into a tissue defect and include:

The forehead flap (median, paramedian) for large nasal defects.

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1.Lazaridis N, Zouloumis L, Venetis G, Karakasis D. The inferiorly and superiorly based nasolabial flap for reconstruction of moderate-sized oronasal defects. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1998; 56: 1255-1259. PubMed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9820212/  


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