Reconstruction after skin cancer removal: More than just “filling a hole”

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Felipe Bochnia Cerci

Abstract


Hundreds of surgical defects are caused by sk­in can­cer removal every day. All these surgeries may leave scars that change a patient’s physical appearance and negatively impact psychosocial functioning. 


Keywords


Skin cancer; surgical flaps; dermatologic surgery

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Sobanko JF, Sarwer DB, Zvargulis Z, Miller CJ. Importance of physical appearance in patients with skin cancer. Dermatol Surg. 2015; 41(2): 183–188.


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