Objective Assessment of Skin Defect in Syndactyly Repair

  • Seyed Esmail Hassanpour Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Abdolreza Rouientan Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Iraj Pourahmadian Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
  • Hojjat Molaei Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Skin transplantation, Syndactyly, Repair

Abstract

Background: Syndactyly, as one of the most common congenital hand abnormalities, requires surgical repair according to various approaches.

Case Report: We report a 28-year-old man with simple syndactyly in his third web.

Conclusions: The common concern is about skin defect coverage, and we illustrated in a mathematical objective survey, if distance between to phalanxes’ center was more than 1.5 times diameter (each of phalanxes), then there would not necessary to use skin graft.

Published
2018-03-08
How to Cite
1.
Hassanpour SE, Rouientan A, Pourahmadian I, Molaei H. Objective Assessment of Skin Defect in Syndactyly Repair. AJS. 5(1-2):28-29.
Section
Case Report(s)