What is rhomboid flap?

What is rhomboid flap?

The rhomboid (Limberg) flap is a transposition flap that, like the bilobed flap and the Z-plasty, depends on the pliability of the adjacent skin, which can be determined by pinching various areas between the thumb and forefinger (2).

What is Dufourmentel flap?

Dufourmentel flap Bisect the angle formed by these lines with a line equal in length to one of the sides of the defect. Draw a line parallel to the long diagonal of the defect equal in length to a defect side (see the image below). Lines drawn for planning a Dufourmentel flap.

What is a glabellar flap?

The glabellar flap is effective in the reconstruction of defects within the medial canthal region. The unique contour of the medial canthal region presents a challenge in the surgical planning of the glabellar flap, which is only briefly described in texts.

How long does it take to recover from pilonidal sinus surgery?

In general, it’ll probably take anywhere from one to three months to completely heal. Most people can resume their regular activities two to four weeks after surgery. You may experience some pain or tenderness during the recovery process.

What is a Bascom procedure?

The Bascom procedure focuses on avoiding the midline incision and performing a minimal amount of tissue removal. The approach is described as consisting of a lateral incision, removal of the hair, and excision of the sinus tract with small incisions overlying each sinus.

What is a Karapandzic flap?

This is a sensate axial musculomucocutaneous flap based upon the superior and inferior labial arteries. It provides good oral competence and is useful for closing one-half to two-third defects of the upper lip and defects up to three-quarters of the lower lip.

Where is glabella?

Your “glabella” is the skin on your forehead, between your eyebrows and above your nose. When you make facial expressions, that skin is moved by the muscles on your forehead.

What is a Limberg flap procedure?

Pilonidal Sinus Disease & Limberg Flap. A diamond (rhomboid) shaped piece of skin and underlying fat is removed and a plastic surgical type of procedure is used to mobilise a similarly shaped piece of skin from the adjacent buttock. One side of the diamond is left attached to maintain blood supply.

Does Limberg flap rotation surgery for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus work?

Abstract. Sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus (SC-PSD) is an acquired condition usually seen in young adults especially males. This prospective study has been performed to determine effects of the Limberg flap rotation surgery for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus, its feasibility to the patients, their compliance, and outcomes such as wound infection,…

What is the risk of recurrence with cleft closure and Limberg flap?

The risk of recurrence with Cleft Closure is approximately 4% and with Limberg Flap 2%. All surgical procedures inevitably leave a degree of scarring, and the scars from these two procedures can be reasonably large. Your Consultant will explain this in a bit more detail to you prior to surgery.