Interpolated Flap Case 1 Nasolabial flap – 1 Step
Authors: Liv Schöllhammer, MD, Frederik Gulmark Hansen, med.stud. and Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD
75 years old male with basal cell carcinoma on the left side of the nose involving parts of the alae.
Before and after
Step 1: Drawing
The tumor seen with the naked eye is marked and a surgical margin of 5 mm margin drawn.
Step 2: Excision
The tumor was excised in 5 mm margin including subdermal slim tissues and marked a 12 o clock for the histologic assessment. Tumor radically excised using per-operative freezing histology.
Step 3: Flap drawing
Drawing for the nasolabial flap
Step 4: Flap is raised
The nasolabial flap is raised
Step 5: Closing
Closure of defect and donor site
Step 6: Post operative
3 months follow-up. A minor drag in the left alae nasi is found. The patient was satisfied with the result.