The Usage of Temporoparietal Fascial Flap for Severe Traumatic Auricle Laceration Repair

Gurkan Kayabasoglu, Alpen Nacar
2013 Sakarya Medical Journal  
In this report, we outline the case of a patient who presented to our Emergency Room following a motorcycle accident. Among other injuries, the patient exhibited a severely lacerated auricle (almost complete detachment) In order to maximize both the success of the ear reconstruction, and the revascularization of the ear, we employed a temporoparietal fascia flap as in the re-attaching of the ear. For reconstruction of the head and neck region, particularly the auricular region, the TPFF
more » ... n, the TPFF presents a reliable and straightforward option with a high potential for success. We therefore suggest that Otolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons keep this technique in mind when planning a surgical course of action.
doi:10.5505/sakaryamj.2013.17363 fatcat:4pnoabl6mvcajhptdrdbraqkzm