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|Title:||Reconstruction of soft tissues of the chin and lower lip region following excision of a basal cell carcinoma|
|Authors:||Yeo, J.F. |
|Keywords:||Basal cell carcinoma|
Platysma myocutaneous flap
Plica mentalis region
|Citation:||Yeo, J.F.,Egyedi, P. (1988). Reconstruction of soft tissues of the chin and lower lip region following excision of a basal cell carcinoma. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 16 (C) : 337-339. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A rather unusual case of basal cell carcinoma of the labio-mental fold area is presented where it was possible to preserve the vermilion of the lower lip after wide excision. This made reconstruction with bilateral nasolabial flaps and a platysma myocutaneous flap possible. Thus the sensitivity of the lower lip could be partly preserved, a competent lip seal obtained, microstoma avoided and a good vestibulum reconstructed. © 1988 Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart, New York.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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