Facial and Lip Reconstruction With Abby Estlander Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
Facial and Lip Reconstruction With Abbe Estlander Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
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  Abbe Estlander Flap for Lip Reconstruction in a
Patient With Skin Cancer of the Lower Lip

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A patient with a carcinoma of the Lower lip.  These cancers are less aggressive than those of the upper lip.  Most are due to smoking or sun exposure.

Planned Excision. One-Third of the lower lip (3.5 cm) required excision to remove the defect.

   

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The width of the flap is equal to one-half the width of the defect.  The flap is based medially (towards the center) on a relatively thin pedicle. 

The superior flap is swung into position to fill the lower lip defect.

 
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Immediate Post- Operative Result.

 



 

Post Operative Result at one week.

 

 

 
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 25 days post op.

 



 

 
5 wks post op first procedure
Second procedure is undertaken

 

 
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2nd procedure operative plan.
 
Immediate post op result.
 
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8 Days  Post Op Second Stage.
 
8 Days  Post Op Second Stage.
 
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2 Months  Post Op Second Stage.
  
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3 Months  Post Op Second Stage. 3 Months  Post Op Second Stage.  Note that the flap has regained function (reinervated).
  
     
  

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