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Authors Rogers-Vizena CR, Lalonde DH, Menick FJ, Bentz ML
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Journal Plast. Reconstr. Surg. Volume: 135 Issue: 5 Pages: 895e-908e
Publish Date 2015 May
PubMed ID 25919272

After reading this article, the participant should be able to: (1) Identify the appropriate resection margins for common types of nonmelanoma skin cancer. (2) Discuss indications for secondary intention healing, skin grafting, and local flaps for reconstruction of facial skin cancer defects. (3) Describe at least one local flap for reconstruction of scalp, forehead, temple/cheek, periocular, nose, and lips.Current evidence for diagnosis and surgical treatment of nonmelanoma facial skin cancers is reviewed. In addition, reconstructive options for facial defects are discussed by anatomic location. Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System