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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 58, n° 3
pages 434-436 (mars 2008)
Doi : 10.1016/j.jaad.2007.12.004
Dermatologic Surgery

Transposition island pedicle flaps in the reconstruction of nasal and perinasal defects

Lisa B. Campbell, MD a, , Michael L. Ramsey, MD b
a Geisinger Medical Group, State College, Pennsylvania 
b Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 

Reprint requests: Lisa B. Campbell, MD, Geisinger Medical Group Scenery Park, 100 Scenery Dr, State College, PA 16801.

Nasal and perinasal defects provide the dermatologic surgeon a challenge. It is necessary that the dermatologic surgeon assess each defect and patient individually for optimal repair. Many reconstructive options exist. This report demonstrates the technique of the transposition island pedicle flap which may be useful for reconstruction of post–Mohs surgery defects on or near the nose.

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 Funding sources: None
 Conflicts of interest: None declared.
 The procedure described herein has been presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, February 2-6, 2007 and the annual meeting of the American College of Mohs Surgery, May 3-6, 2007.

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