There are many causes and types of submental contour deformities. One such deformity called a turkey gobbler, is caused by an excess of flaccid submental skin and as an isolated defect is seen more commonly in men. We have found that skin excision and a running submental W-plasty for correction of this deformity yields a superior cosmetic result with excellent camouflage of the submental scar. Two cases are illustrated.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Archives of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 1990|
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