J Korean Burn Soc.  2010 Dec;13(2):152-154.

Reconstruction of Burn Scar Contracture with Split-Thickness Skin Graft Taken from the Scalp and Alloderm(R): Case Report

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea. ms57@unitel.co.kr

Abstract

A 13 year old male patient had limitation of foot motion due to burn scar contracture on right ankle area. The scar contracture was released and Alloderm(R) was applied over the raw surface. Split thickness skin was harvested from the scalp and harvested skin was applied over Alloderm(R). Epithelialization of donor site began from the post-op 5th day. Graft was well taken without any problem. There was no complications during 6 months of follow-up period.

Keyword

Burn scar contracture; Scalp; Alloderm(R)
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