Aesthetic reconstruction of the vertex area of the scalp

Case report

Edoardo Raposio, Rolf E A Nordström, Pierluigi Santi

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Abstract

A 62-year-old woman had a defect in the vertex of the scalp that was created by the excision of a basal cell carcinoma. This was closed with three local, hair-bearing, rhomboid flaps. This allowed us to reconstruct the natural whorl pattern of hair in this region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-341
Number of pages3
JournalScandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, Supplement
Volume32
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000

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Scalp
Esthetics
Hair
Basal Cell Carcinoma

Keywords

  • Hair-bearing rhomboid flaps
  • Local reconstruction
  • Scalp vertex

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Aesthetic reconstruction of the vertex area of the scalp : Case report. / Raposio, Edoardo; Nordström, Rolf E A; Santi, Pierluigi.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, Supplement, Vol. 32, No. 3, 01.01.2000, p. 339-341.

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Raposio, Edoardo ; Nordström, Rolf E A ; Santi, Pierluigi. / Aesthetic reconstruction of the vertex area of the scalp : Case report. In: Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, Supplement. 2000 ; Vol. 32, No. 3. pp. 339-341.
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