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Twin flap technique for nipple reconstruction

V V Ramakrishnan, D Mohan, O Villafane, A Krishna
Annals of Plastic Surgery 1997, 39 (3): 241-4
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A technique of nipple reconstruction using two local flaps is described. The central 'core' flap is surrounded by a peripheral 'wrap' flap, producing a natural nipple. Results of 24 nipple reconstructions in 22 cases are presented. This technique is useful when the neo-nipple location falls on the mastectomy scar.

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