Scalp reconstructive flaps

Craig Cameron Brawley*, Douglas Sidle

*Corresponding author for this work

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2 Scopus citations


Scalp reconstruction requires keen insight into underlying anatomy and surgical armamentarium. The reconstructive surgeon must consider a plethora of complexities to devise a safe and cosmetically maximized outcome. The purpose of this article is to review scalp reconstruction techniques and the current literature in the framework of the reconstructive ladder, with special emphasis on local flap consideration, design, and execution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6
JournalPlastic and Aesthetic Research
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2022


  • local flaps
  • reconstructive ladder
  • scalp defects
  • scalp flaps
  • Scalp reconstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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