Aesthetic Considerations in Forehead Reconstruction in Skin Carcinoma

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Reconstruction of the forehead has been a challenge for many surgeons. Some use skin grafts, other microvascular flaps, but local flaps for coverage of forehead skin are still the cornerstone principle in providing the ideal skin color and texture. In this article, the forehead is classified into surgical reconstructive subunits. These subunits are set according to the surrounding structures. Flaps are rectangular in shape in mobility in order to follow the natural lines of the forehead.

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D. Abullarade and  . Jezabel, "Aesthetic Considerations in Forehead Reconstruction in Skin Carcinoma," Journal of Cancer Therapy, Vol. 4 No. 6A, 2013, pp. 20-23. doi: 10.4236/jct.2013.46A1003.

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