Retrospective Analysis of Subtarsal Incision in Maxillofacial Trauma
Subciliary, subtarsal and infraorbital incisions are the conventional cutaneous approaches to infraorbital rim and floor.
Materials and Methods
A retrospective study was developed with 30 patients reviewed over a period of 12 months.
No cases showed ectropion in minimum 12-month follow-up. Mild scleral show was present in 3 cases. At the end of 12 months, scar was invisible in 25 patients, mild in 4 patients and moderate in 1 patient who developed wound infection.
Subtarsal incision shows good result with very minimal post-operative complications.
KeywordsSubtarsal incision Maxillofacial trauma
Compliance with Ethical Standards
Conflict of interest
The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
This study was undertaken in conformity with the Declaration of Helsinki.
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