Issue N# 2 - 2006
How to take a mastoid and retro auricular thin skin graft
Authors : H. Abou Mayaleh, D. Portmann, m. G. Güvenc (Bordeaux)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2006;127,2:103-104.
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The mastoid and retro auricular thin skin graft has an excellent quality, and is easy to take. Technical aspect: An important hydrotomy should be done in the retroauricular sulcus to obtain a plane surface that goes from the posterior face of the pinna to the skin over the mastoid surface. This plane surface is the donor site and allows the harvesting with the electric dermatome. The characteristics of this graft are: The graft have the same color of the face, the same operative field, yielding an unremarkable scar in the donor site. The thickness is limited to 3 tenths of mm., and his size to 6x4cm approximately.
Price : 8.50 €