Keystone Flap

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Key points • The keystone flap is a random pattern multiperforator-based island advancement flap. • Perforator-based island flaps derive their blood supply from 1 or multiple vascular perforating branches that…

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Rhomboid Flap

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Key points • The rhomboid flap is a workhorse flap for reconstruction of facial and head and neck defects based on the transposition flap design. • The rhomboid excision (60°…

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Bilobed Flaps

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Key points • Bilobed flaps are excellent local reconstructive options for nasal dorsum, tip, and sidewall defects. • The bilobed flap can be applied to other areas of the face…

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The Facial Skin Defect

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Key points • Reconstruction of facial skin defects regardless of cause has important psychosocial implications, and multiple factors must be considered when choosing the final reconstructive plan. • Photography is…

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The Nasolabial Flap

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Key points • This article highlights the history, applications, and versatility of the nasolabial flap. • Variations of flap design, harvest, and inset are described. • The reader is presented…

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