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Introduction: Laurin-Sandrow syndrome also known as tetramelic mirror-image polydactyly is a rare congenital disorder characterized classically by polysyndactyly of the hands, mirror feet and nose anomalies (hypoplasia of the nasal alae and short columella) often associated with ulnar and/or fibular duplication. As a pathologic entity, it is heter...
Abstract Venous ulcers are important cause of chronic wounds with high hospitalization costs associated. Compression therapy alone, as the mainstay treatment, often fails to completely close large ulcers which require surgery. Bi-layered constructs of dermal matrix and split-thickness skin-graft are already widely used in burns, scar resurfacing, t...
We report the case of an elderly Caucasian female patient with concomitance of non-syndromic multiple basal cell carcinoma and a large cervical squamous cell carcinoma. The recurrence of the later was excised 6 months later and was complicated by lymphorrhea. The neck defect was covered with a homolateral deltopectoral flap. The 6 months follow-up...
Scar contracture and hypertrophic scar of the hands are common late complications encountered in burn patients which result in imperfect wound healing. Burns often cause full-thickness skin defects which should be ideally reconstructed with full-thickness skin grafts or flaps. In burn victims with large TBSA these options are limited due to the lac...