scalp reconstruction

Case 1: The patient underwent wide local excision of a melanoma of the scalp, with sentinel node biopsy. The blue dye helps identify the sentinel lymph node. The patient is seen immediately before the operation, at the conclusion of the procedure, and then again at clinic follow up.

Case 2: The patient underwent wide local excision of a scalp skin cancer. The resulting defect at the time of excision is shown, and a skin graft was placed, with a yellow bolster dressing secured at the time of the operation to help the skin graft stay in place. The patient is seen at clinic follow up after the skin graft has healed.

Case 3: The patient underwent wide local excision of a scalp skin cancer. The adjacent scalp skin is moved to cover the defect.

Case 4: The patient underwent wide local excision of a scalp skin cancer. The adjacent scalp skin is moved to cover the defect.

Case 5: The patient underwent wide local excision of a scalp skin cancer. The adjacent scalp skin is moved to cover the defect.

Case 6: The patient underwent wide local excision of a scalp skin cancer, and is shown immediately before excision, after excision, and in clinic follow up immediately after skin staples are removed.

Case 7: The patient underwent wide local excision of a scalp skin cancer, and adjacent scalp skin is moved to cover the defect.

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