Composite tempororetroauricular flap for the reconstruction of the lower lid and eye socket in the elderly


Dalay A., Yavuz O. , Kivanc K., Acarturk S.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY, cilt.19, ss.84-88, 1996 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1996
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf00207921
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.84-88

Özet

In this paper, experience with the composite tempororetroauricular flap (TRF) in three elderly patients undergoing lid reconstruction and one elderly patient undergoing socket reconstruction are presented. The composite TRF allows three layered cover in orbital reconstruction. The secondary defect and scarring of the donor site is concealed behind the ear and in the hair-bearing scalp. The procedure is completed in a single stage.