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actinic keratosis

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Public Health and Epidemiology.

Precancerous epidermal thickening and scaly lesions caused by exposure to solar radiation, occurring especially in fair-skinned people. The occurrence of these lesions is an indication for...

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adductor pollicis

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A muscle with its origin on the capitate (the largest bone of the wrist), and the second and third metacarapals. Its insertion is on the ulnar proximal phalanx of the thumb. Its primary...

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Adipofascial flaps

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A flap comprised of fascia and overlying fat. Essentially, the same as a fasciocutaneous flap with the skin dissected away from the flap.

Anatomy:

Dermal...

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Adnexal tumours

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

In adnexal tumours, the relationship between stromal and epithelial components is maintained though distorted to varying degrees. They are classified by the degree and the...

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Adson's test

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Adson’s test arm adducted. A test used in the assessment of Thoracic outlet syndrome. Patient stands with arm adducted against front of trunk. Feel radial pulse. Extend neck and turn ...

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Advancement flaps

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

A local random pattern flap where tissue is advanced to fill an adjacent defect. Examples include Single pedicle: raised as a square or rectangle with two...

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Aesthetic unit

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Gonzalez-Ulloa in 1956 divided the face into regions or units to aid in the planning of reconstruction. Some principles of reconstruction by units are: Patients wish to look normal. The...

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Ageing face

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Chronology:

30s: redundant eyelid skin, crows feet. 40s: prominent nasolabial folds, forehead furrows. 50s: neck rhytids, jowls.null...

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Allen's test

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

To test the integrity of arterial anastomotis between the radial and ulnar side of the hand. Occlude radial and ulnar artery and empty hand by making a fist. Release ...

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Alloderm

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

An immunologically inert dermis derived from human cadaver.

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