Disadvantages

The major disadvantage in using the forehead flap is the unsightly skin-grafted donor site.

Figure 8 The forehead flap (as opposed to the medial or paramedian forehead flap) is based laterally on the superficial temporal artery. It is seldom used today because of the availability of other flaps and the significant donor site morbidity (primarily cosmetic). It was mainly used for tonsillar and retromolar trigone defects.

Figure 8 The forehead flap (as opposed to the medial or paramedian forehead flap) is based laterally on the superficial temporal artery. It is seldom used today because of the availability of other flaps and the significant donor site morbidity (primarily cosmetic). It was mainly used for tonsillar and retromolar trigone defects.

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