Facial and Face Reconstruction With Rhomboid Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
Facial and Face Reconstruction With Rhomboid Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
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Rhomboid Flap for Face Reconstruction in
a Patient With Basal Cell Carcinoma
 

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A patient with a Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Temple which has been removed with surgery.   Most cancers in this area are due to sun exposure.

A rhomboid flap is constructed.  The maximum pull on the tissue is shown by the green arrow. Because of tissue pull, the dimensions of the rhomboid are shorter in one direction than the other.

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The plan at the time of surgery

A rhomboid flap was outlined.  The tension of closure was superior to inferior.

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The flap at 1 wk post-op.  The patient had slight increase in the sagging of his upper lid possibly due to the tension of the flap.

Flap 1 month post op.



 
Up Forehead Flap Forehead Flap - Flash Abbe Estlander Flap Abbe Estlander Flash Abbe Estlander Flap Abbe Estlander Flap Rotation Advancement Rotation Advancement Rhomboid Flap Rhomboid Flap Rhomboid Flap Bilobed Flap Bilobed Flap - Flash Nasolabial Flap Nasal Labial Flap Nasolabial Flap Nasolabial Flap Ear Reconstruction Nasolabial Flap Ear Reconstruction Ear Reconstct. Flash Flap Necrosis

     
  

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