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One-stage reconstruction of a large upper lid defect in a newborn

D J Hauben, Z Tessler
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1989, 83 (2): 337-40
Full-thickness defects of the upper eyelids require immediate reconstruction to ensure protection of the cornea. A technique is described for a one-stage reconstruction of a large congenital defect of upper eyelid in a newborn. The reconstruction was composed of a mucosa-lined transpositional musculocutaneous flap. The advantages of this method over previous methods are discussed.

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