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  • Sam Naficy
  • Shan R. Baker
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Abstract

Restoration of the external covering is required for repair of most defects of the nasal skin that result from removal of cutaneous malignancy. The majority of surgical defects involve only the skin and are repaired using a number of options. These include primary wound closure, healing by secondary intention, cutaneous flaps, skin and composite grafts, interpolated flaps, and microsurgical flaps.

Keywords

Skin Graft Skin Defect Cutaneous Flap Forehead Flap Nasal Skin 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Michigan School of MedicineAnn ArborUSA

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