Facial Plast Surg 2020; 36(04): 493-494
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-3401021
Letter to the Editor

Modification of the Staged Retroauricular Flap for Repair of Midhelical Defects

Courtney J. Ensslin
1  Department of Dermatology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
,
Juliya Fisher
1  Department of Dermatology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
,
Faramarz H. Samie
1  Department of Dermatology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
› Author Affiliations

The staged retroauricular interpolation flap is an excellent option for the repair of full thickness defects involving the midhelix and antihelix. We describe our experience with a modification of this flap that allows the posterior aspect and free margin of the flap to granulate its advantages over conventional design.



Publication History

Publication Date:
31 August 2020 (online)

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