Cosmetic reconstruction in temporo-jugal region

  • F. Rivoalan
  • E. Delay
  • G. Spay
Ideas and Innovations


The temporo-jugal region has a border which must be considered in an esthetic repair. Using a case example, a solution for reconstruction of the area is presented. Two flaps are used, one from the scalp based on a superficial temporal vascular pedicle, and one from the cheek based on a subcutaneous pedicle. Both rotate around the ear without distortion of neighboring structures. This procedure gave a satisfactory esthetic result.

Key words

Temporo-jugal region Convergent double flaps 


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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Rivoalan
    • 1
  • E. Delay
    • 1
  • G. Spay
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de ChirurgieHôtel DieuLyon Cedex 02France

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