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Interpolated Flap Case 2 Nasolabial flap – 2 steps

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

40 years old male with basal cell carcinoma on the right nasal alae.

Before and after

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Step 1: Pre operative drawing

The tumor is marked and a surgical margin of 4 mm is drawn and marked in the anterior part (3 o’clock).

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Step 2: Excision

The tumor is excised and the defect reconstructed in two steps using a nasolabial flap.

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Step 3: Flap drawing

Drawing for the nasolabial flap

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Step 4: Closure

Closure of the nasolabial flap

  • In step 1 the flap keeps the blood supply.
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Step 5: Follow-up surgery

4 weeks after step one, the flap tissue has made collateral blood supply. Step 2 is then initiated

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Step 6: Excision

In step 2 the flap is divided and the donor site is closed.

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Step 7: Immediate post operative result

The final result


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Nasolabial flap – 1 Step


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