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Longitudinal Melanonychia: How to Distinguish a Malignant Condition from a Benign One

Longitudinal melanonychia is not a rare clinical condition. It is mostly characterized by the presence of longitudinal, demarcated, and pigmented bands on the nail unit. The etiology is generally classified...

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Complications Following Facial Thread-Lifting

Facial thread-lifting (FTL) is a minimally invasive facial rejuvenation technique. However, to date, no study has focused on the treatment of complications associated with FTL. The purpose of this study...

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Long-term complications after liquid silicone injection: A case report and literature review

Liquid silicone injection for cosmetic purposes has a long and notorious history. However, reports of delayed and extensive lesions are rare. Here, we report a case of long-term complications after...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Axillary Web Syndrome: An Overview

Axillary web syndrome (AWS) is a self-limiting disease that can occur as an early or possibly late postoperative complication post-axillary surgery. This syndrome is characterized by the spread of the...

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A systematic review of the treatment of lower eyelid retraction and our attempt of a dermal-orbicularis oculi suspension flap

Lower eyelid retraction describes the inferior displacement of the lower eyelid with or without inversion or ectropion. Based on the causes of lower eyelid retraction, we divided the forming factors...

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The latest trends in Asian rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty in Asia is becoming increasingly widespread. When taking into consideration the anatomical differences between the features of Caucasian and Asian patients, it is unsurprising that knowledge...

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Advances in the research and application of high-intensity focused electromagnetic technology for fat apoptosis and body shaping

With improvements in living standards and advancements in medical technology, the demand for fat reduction and body shaping is increasing. Non-invasive fat reduction and body shaping therapy has gradually...

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Electric Field: A Key Signal in Wound Healing

Wound healing is a complex biological process that involves proliferation, migration, and differentiation. Endogenous electric field (EF)-directed migration of keratinocytes (galvanotaxis) is an essential...

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Progress of laser and light treatments for lower eyelid rejuvenation

Laser and light treatments have recently become popular owing to its efficacy in treating laxity, rhytids, hyperpigmentation of the lower eyelids, and drooping of septum fat. For several decades, our...

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Treatment of Keloids in A Child with Surgery Alone: Clinical Application of the LBD Suturing Technique

Keloids are fibroproliferative disorders that can result from cutaneous injuries to the reticular dermis. Recurrence rates as high as 100% have been reported following surgical excision alone. Consequently,...

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Bowen’s disease with multiple lesions of the penis and scrotum: A case report

Bowen’s disease is a rare squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the skin, the etiology and pathogenesis of which remain unclear. A 57-year-old man presented with the penis and scrotum erythema, with indistinct...

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Androgen-related disorders and hormone therapy for patients with keloids

Keloids are a fibroproliferative disorder of the skin and can cause physical discomfort and psychological burden. Apart from local factors such as skin tension and infection, increasing evidence has...

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Applying the Passot technique in the surgical treatment of severe gynecomastia: A case report and literature review

Gynecomastia is emerging as a major cosmetic and physiological concern among adolescents, especially in relation to obesity, acute weight loss following surgery, and other endocrine illnesses. Surgical...

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Mechanisms and Management of Postparalysis Facial Synkinesis

Facial synkinesis is one of the most severe sequelae of facial nerve paralysis, and it can result in facial movement disorders, abnormal facial expressions, and even problems of social communication....

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Clinical effects of injectable collagen in lower-lid pretarsal fullness rejuvenation

Lower-lid pretarsal fullness rejuvenation is a popular surgery for Asian women. However, the current procedures have clinical complications and are not stable in the long-term. Here, we analyzed the...

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Comprehensive Strategy for Keloid Treatment: Experience at Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital

Keloids are a notorious fibroproliferative disorder that may cause cosmetic concerns and life inconvenience. Various methods such as surgery, injection, and laser have been used; however, single treatments...

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Classification of and the latest photoelectric therapy for epidermal nevi

An epidermal nevus (EN) is a common disease of various types, including verrucous EN, nevus sebaceous, inflammatory linear verrucous EN, Becker nevus, smooth muscle hamartoma, and nevus comedonicus....

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Factors influencing myogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells and their application in muscle regeneration

Skeletal muscle regeneration mainly depends on muscle satellite cells; however, these cells are not sufficient for supporting repair and regeneration in volumetric muscle loss (VML), Duchenne muscular...

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Management of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture Using the Krackow and Tendon-Bundle Techniques

Acute Achilles tendon rupture is a severe injury of the lower extremities; however, optimal treatment options are not yet available. This study aimed to investigate the surgical method and clinical...

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Classification of congenital thumb hypoplasia and deformity

Congenital thumb deformities account for one-third or more of all cases of congenital hand deformity. However, the current classification schemes of congenital thumb hypoplasia are no longer adequate...

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Multiple Symmetric Lipomas: A Case Report

Multiple symmetric lipomas are a rare disease characterized by multiple symmetrical deposits of adipose tissue associated with alcohol abuse. A 68-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for being...

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Inflammatory Linear Verrucous Epidermal Nevus with a Novel CSPP1 Mutation: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN) is a rare type of epidermal nevus that occurs in infancy and develops along Blaschko's lines. Due to its rarity and clinical/histological similarities...

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Flame Burn Injury in Yichang of China: the Trends, Complications, and Risk Factor Analysis

A flame burn is an injury of body tissues, including respiratory tract damage, due to exposure to a flame or its dense smoke. Flame burns cause some of the most physically and psychologically devastating...

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Prefabricated Anterolateral Thigh Flaps for Phalloplasty in Female-to-Male Transsexuals

Phalloplasty is still a challenging operation because of the high urethral complication rate. Several options regarding different flaps can be chosen, but there is still no perfect solution for phalloplasty...

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A multidisciplinary approach to sphincter pharyngoplasty for correction of velopharyngeal dysfunction following repair of cleft palate

Management of severe velopharyngeal dysfunction is best performed by a multispecialty team. This team could include a speech-language pathologist, otolaryngologist, prosthodontist, and a plastic surgeon....

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