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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Application of digital technology in nasal reconstruction

Nasal defects are facial defects caused by trauma, tumors, or congenital diseases that seriously damage a patient’s physical and mental health. Nasal defects, from skin defects to total nasal defects,...

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Looped, Broad, and Deep Buried Suturing Technique for Wound Closure

This study explores the clinical application of the circular wide and deep (looped, broad, and deep buried, LBD) suture technique for scar resection and examines its clinical effectiveness for scar...

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Current state and exploration of fat grafting

Fat grafting has become one of the most frequently used techniques in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Many studies have focused on optimizing procedures, such as donor site selection, harvesting,...

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Prospective application of poloxamer 188 in plastic surgery: A comprehensive review

An increasing number of researchers have demonstrated that poloxamer 188 (P188) can be used as a pharmaceutical excipient for clinical applications. Its membrane-sealing effects and inherent biological...

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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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The Practice of China’s Cosmetic Medicine Dated Back to 3 800–4 800 Years Ago

To investigate the developmental history of cosmetic surgery and cosmetic medicine in China....

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Advancement of Complications Related to Augmentation Mammoplasty using Silicone Gel Prosthesis

Augmentation mammaplasty with implants is a form of plastic surgery that can ameliorate breast volume deficiencies and achieve beautiful breast shape using implants. Complications after augmentation...

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Intralesional interstitial injection of bleomycin for management of extracranial arteriovenous malformations in children

Despite many advances in the treatment for extracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), they still result in tedious dissection and potential unacceptable complications, particularly in children....

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Dynamic changes of autophagy during hypertrophic scar formation and the role of autophagy intervention

The role of autophagy in the formation of hypertrophic scars (HS) remains unclear. This study aimed to explore the role and potential mechanism of autophagy during the development of HS....

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Nursing care of vascular crisis in a child with neck skin contracture and skin flap transplantation after burn: A case report

In this report, we aimed to summarize the nursing points of fasciocutaneous flap transplantation due to scar contracture caused by a large area of head and face scald. A 4-year-old girl suffered from...

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Soft and Hard Tissue Changes Following Treatment of Class II Division 1 Malocclusion with Twin-Block and Myofunctional Appliance: A Pilot Study

Many cases of Class II deformities have been reported to be treated with prefabricated appliances. The aim of this study was to distinguish the clinical effect of traditional custom-made appliances...

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Augmentation mammoplasty with autologous fat grafting

Considering the issues that can accompany prosthetic breast implants, augmentation mammoplasty (AM) with autologous fat grafting (AFG) has attracted growing interest globally, especially in the last...

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Biomaterials for tarsal plate reconstruction and our innovative work

Large tarsal plate defect reconstruction is one of the most challenging tasks for plastic surgeons. Based on our practical work and literature review, the techniques and postoperative results of the...

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