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Local Tissue Rearrangement for Hypertrophic Chemical Burn: Z-Plasty and VY-Plasty

Daniel N. Driscoll, MD, FACS1; Lisa Gfrerer, MD, PhD2; Robert Dabek, MD3

1Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston
2Harvard Plastic Surgery Combined Residency Program
3Massachusetts General Hospital

1. Introduction

2. Surgical Approach

3. Z-Plasty and VY-Plasty

  1. Dissection
  2. Flap Transposition Suture

4. Second Z-Plasty

  1. Dissection
  2. Flap Transposition and Suture

5. Post-Op Remarks