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Excision of Facial Tumors

Ear Case 3 Skin transplant

Authors: Frederik Gulmark Hansen, med.stud. and Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD

Patient with painfull kerato Acanthoma on the left antihelix growing for 6 months. Squamous cell carcinoma should be excluded.

Before and after

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Step 1: Pre operative photo

Kerato acanthoma on the left antihelix.

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Step 2: Drawing

The tumor was excised in 5 mm margins including chondral parts.

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Step 3: Excision

The posterior skin on the ear was spared. A full thickness skin transplant in the right size was then harvested.

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Step 4: Skin harvesting

Donor site after skin harvesting

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Step 5: Closure of donorsite

Closing of the donor site

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Step 6: Skin transplant

The transplant was fixated with gauze wetted in oil.

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Step 7: Type something

The gauze is to be removed in 5-7 days.


Procedure and cases

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Case 1

Ticket clip excision

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Case 2

Wedge excision


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