Disadvantages

Injury to the frontal branch of the facial nerve may occur because it is near the temporal branch of the superficial temporal artery. The skin over the flap is harvested in

Figure 21 The depth and vascular supply of the temporoparietal fascial flap are demonstrated. Note the parietal and temporal branches of the superficial temporal artery supplying the flap.

an immediate subdermal plane occasionally leading to ischemic necrosis of the skin edges or limited alopecia. Attempts to harvest the flap beyond 12 cm above the crus helix may result in the loss of this distal portion of the flap (40).

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How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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