INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.8, no.5, pp.362-368, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
temporoparietal fascial flap, superficial temporal fascia, head and neck reconstruction, TEMPORALIS MUSCLE FLAP, RECONSTRUCTION, DEFECTS, GRAFTS
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Background: The pedicled or free temporoparietal fascial has been used in many areas, especially in head and neck reconstruction. This thin, pliable, highly vascularized flap may be also transferred as a carrier of subjacent bone or overlying skin.