About 2 years have passed since the 1st surgery
When opening the mouth wide, a sticking sensation occurs. This is due to the fact that normal skin naturally stretches as it grows, but the skin in the burn area is hard and has poor elasticity, making it difficult to stretch.
Three years after initial surgery
Surgery planned to improve the tugging (contracture) at the border between the normal skin and the skin that was burned.
One year and two months after surgery
The pulling (contracture) at the time of opening the mouth has been resolved.
The upper lip has also become smooth and soft in texture. The difference in color tone between normal and burnt skin is noticeable.
Name of procedure
Scar contracture plasty
9 years old: Male
① Right nasolabial fold 5-flap x2 + Z-plasty x1 combination to release contracture.
② Right angle of mouth to mento-labial line 5-flapx1 + Z-plasty x2 combination to release contracture.
③ Upper lip Excision of hypertrophic scar (keloid): Z-plasty was applied to the vermilion border to prevent contracture.
Risks and Side Effects
Subcutaneous bleeding spots, swelling, pain
Cost Including Tax
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