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Microsurgical Reimplantation of Total Scalp Avulsion - Case Report

Carlos Augusto Cameschi, MD, Oswaldo Miura, MD
Rev. Bras. Cir. Plást. 1998;13(2):7-12 - Case Reports

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A 25 year-old woman, victim of a total avulsion of the scalp including a large portion of the forehead, when the rotative machine caught her hair. Successfu1 reimplantation was carried out using microsurgery. Reimplantation should be attempted in all scalp avulsions.

Keywords: microsurgery; total scalp; microsurgical reimplantation.



Paciente de 25 anos de idade, sexo feminino, vítima de avulsão total de couro cabeludo, incluindo grande parte da pele da região frontal, decorrente de trauma provocado por uma máquina rotativa. Conseguiu-se, com sucesso, o reimplante através de microcirurgia.

Palavras-chave: microcirurgia; escalpo total; reimplante microcirúrgico



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