Conventional closure of surgical defects in skin may cause unsightly protrusions (dog ears). Fusiform excisions with angles of 30° or less reduce protrusion but may require excisions of larger volumes and lengths of healthy skin and subcutaneous tissue than may be desirable. M plasties reduce these requirements while still allowing use of 30° angles at maximum. Applications and technical details are described and illustrated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1976|
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