Facial and Scalp Reconstruction With Rotation Advancement Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
Facial and Scalp Reconstruction With Rotation Advancement Flap, Skin Cancer, Kevin Kavanagh
  
Rotation Advancement Flap for Scalp Reconstruction
in a Patient With Skin Cancer

 

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A patient with a squamous cell carcinoma of the scalp.   Most cancers in this area are due to sun exposure. Defect after Excision.

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A large scalp rotation advancement flap is created.  The scalp has very little stretch and thus a large flap is required.  A small back cut was created and a drain placed.  This picture shows the final closure

 

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  The result 11 days after the surgery.
    

 

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