Facial Reconstruction Case Study 87

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 87

This gentleman has had a basal cell carcinoma removed from his nose with MOHS surgery. All patients need to be taken through the pros and cons of each reconstructive technique and be empowered to decide which reconstructive option is for them. A local flap has been used in this case to resurface the nasal defect … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 86

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 86

This gentleman has had a removal of a lesion on his temple region. This area is a difficult area to reconstruct as there is not a lot of excess skin. Grafts and flaps can be used although in this case undermining of the forehead and temple skin and scalp and face has allowed sufficient excess … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 85

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 85

This gentleman had a large aggressive basal cell carcinoma removed from his chin by MOHS surgery. This is a difficult reconstructive challenge as it involves a number of anatomical and aesthetic units. Mobilisation of the chin / face and lip allows one to be able to use the resultant skin excess to reposition the scar … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 84

This gentleman had a large aggressive basal cell carcinoma removed from his chin by MOHS surgery. This is a difficult reconstructive challenge as it involves a number of anatomical and aesthetic units. Mobilisation of the chin / face and lip allows one to be able to use the resultant skin excess to reposition the scar … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 83

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 83

This lady has a very unusual swelling in her cheek. She was troubled by recurrent infections and swelling. It is important to rule out unusual causes and for patients to be empowered to make an informed decision regarding the treatment. This lady opted to have the lesion removed and although there are minimally invasive options … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 82

This lady has a benign lesion on her upper eyelid. This prevented her for wearing makeup and often made her feel that her eyelid was droopy. She opted for a shave excision of this lesion and the wound left to heal by secondary intention. In this area, a shave excision is a very good option … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 81

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 81

This gentleman has had an excision of an epidermal cyst within the inner canthus. This was removed and the wound left to heal in order to minimize disruption to the inner eye and nasolacrimal duct function. In the area specifically wounds can heal very quickly and this is seen at 4 weeks postop. Massage will … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 80

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 80

This gentleman has had a recurrent basal cell carcinoma removed from his forehead with MOHS surgery. All patients need to be taken through the pros and cons of each reconstructive technique and be empowered to decide which reconstructive option is for them. In this region the downsides of local flaps are potential damage to the … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 79

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 79

This lady has had a basal cell carcinoma removed from her temple with MOHS surgery. All patients need to be taken through the pros and cons of each reconstructive technique and be empowered to decide which reconstructive option is for them. In this region the downsides of local flaps are potential damage to the facial … Continued
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Facial Reconstruction Case Study 78

Facial Reconstruction Case Study 78

This lady has had a basal cell carcinoma removed from her nose with MOHS surgery. This has led to a defect on the nasal side wall. The options are a local flap or a graft. A graft can often lead to a contour irregularity whereas a local flap can give a more uniform reconstruction. All … Continued
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