Dog Ear: True and False. A Simple Surgical Management. Dermatol Surgery

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1997  Abstract

9707-547 Chretien


Chretien-Marquet B, Bennaceur S.
Dog ear: true and false. A simple surgical management. Dermatol Surg. 1997 Jul;23(7):547-50; discussion 551. PMID: 9236872

Department of Plastic Surgery, Hopital Necker Enfants-Malades, Paris, France.

The rise of the utilization of tissue expanders and procedures like liposuction
have brought us a better understanding of the biomechanical properties of the
skin as a living organ. This understanding has helped us to appreciate better
the etiopathology of a dog ear deformity and to utilize the same properties for
its correction by simple methods and thus avoid complex plasties and additional