Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31827c7167

Scalp, Skull, Orbit, and Maxilla Reconstruction and Hair Transplantation

Wei, Fu-Chan M.D.; Dayan, Joseph H. M.D.

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Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Discuss the options for reconstruction of scalp, skull, orbit, and maxilla defects. 2. Describe the core principles to obtaining a sound result.

Summary: Orbitomaxillary, skull, scalp, and hair restoration covers a broad segment of reconstructive surgery. The purpose of this article is to review considerations in available options for reconstruction, flap selection, relevant anatomy, and potential hazards. Although there are a variety of methods available to treat these complex defects, core principles are presented as a guide to obtaining a sound result specific to the priorities appropriate to an individual patient.

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