Treatment of "trap door deformity."

R C Webster, B J Benjamin, R C Smith
Laryngoscope 1978, 88 (4): 707-12
We have shown the use of two techniques for preventing or treating undesirable sequelae noted so often following the closure of gouging or beveled U- or V-shaped flaps. These simple expedients have prevented "trap door deformities" in many hundreds of repairs carried out over the the years. Other modalities and precautions are mentioned.

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