A Rare Case of Multiple Scar Contractures after Burn Injury

Haibin Wang, Zhongsheng Sun, Xiang Xu, Shengkang Luo
2013 Modern Plastic Surgery  
A nine-year-old girl sustained extreme postburn contractures of the face, neck, both axillae, elbows, wrists, and ankles, due to flame injury 5 years ago. No primary and plastic surgical burn treatment was available in a remote area of China. From October, 2005 to April, 2007, all adhesions were released in five operations and the huge defects covered with local musculo-cutaneous flaps, z-plasties, and with thick split skin gafts. This led to an optimal functional result and an aesthetic
more » ... tion of the face, giving her, back her self-esteem in daily life.
doi:10.4236/mps.2013.33016 fatcat:plimjqpworaexbipmjkotztjca