Facial and Face Reconstruction With Rotation Advancement Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
Facial and Face Reconstruction With Rotation Advancement Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
  
Rotation Advancement Flap for Cheek Reconstruction
after Removal of a Malignant Melanoma
 

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A patient with a melanoma of the cheek.   Most cancers in this area are due to sun exposure. Abstract for Melanoma Guidelines of Care
 
Article for Staging of Melanoma

Defect after Excision. 
A one cm margin was used.

 

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A large scalp rotation advancement flap is created and sewn in position.

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 This picture shows the one week result.

 This picture shows the 2 week result.

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 This picture shows the 6 week result.

 This picture shows the 6 week result.  (Note the large scar on the chin was an old preexisting scar. )

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 This picture shows the3 month result.  (Note the large scar on the chin was an old preexisting scar. ) 

 This picture shows the7 month result.  (Note the large scar on the chin was an old preexisting scar. )

       

  

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