Imres Cheek Rotation 1928

Imre developed a laterally based, wedge-shaped cheek rotation flap for reconstructing nasal flank defects that extend into the lower eyelid. Instead of a Burow's triangle, a banana-shaped incision is made

Fig. 5.24a, b Burow's laterally based cheek advancement is a hook-shaped flap for repairing nasal flank defects (also suitable for lower eyelid reconstruction).

Cheek Rotation Flap

Fig. 5.24a, b Burow's laterally based cheek advancement is a hook-shaped flap for repairing nasal flank defects (also suitable for lower eyelid reconstruction).

Fig. 5.25 Cheek rotation of

Imre (1928) with a banana-shaped skin excision. a Flaps outlined for reconstructing the lower eyelid. b Closure of all defects (subcutaneous tissue is fixed to the orbital periosteum).

Fig. 5.25 Cheek rotation of

Imre (1928) with a banana-shaped skin excision. a Flaps outlined for reconstructing the lower eyelid. b Closure of all defects (subcutaneous tissue is fixed to the orbital periosteum).

in the nasolabial fold. The subcutaneous tissue of this flap should be fixed to the periosteum of the orbital margin to prevent eversion of the lower eyelid. For the same reason, the flap should not be sutured under tension.

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