Case report| Volume 65, ISSUE 8, e213-e216, August 2012

Butterfly reconstruction of the anterior scalp hairline using bilaterally apposing STA island flaps

Published:April 05, 2012DOI:


      Traditional methods of reconstruction of the hair-bearing scalp can provide incorrect directional hair growth and may require secondary procedures to complete. We present a case of reconstruction of the anterior hairline after tumour resection in an infant. Lessons learned from the case have led to a novel method for a single stage reconstruction of the anterior hairline using pedicled superficial artery flaps.


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