Repair of scalp defect using a superficial temporal fascia pedicle VY advancement scalp flap

Kiyoshi Onishi, Yu Maruyama, Akiteru Hayashi, Kohei Inami
British Journal of Plastic Surgery 2005, 58 (5): 676-80
Repair of scalp defects using a superficial temporal fascia pedicle VY advancement scalp flap, which is supplied by superficial temporal vessels, is reported. This method has been used in seven cases of scalp defects, and enables us to provide primary closure of the defects with hair-bearing scalp skin. This method is simple, easy, and reliable.

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