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SURGICAL CRAFT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 265-266

No more shoulders: Technical modification of Byars' flaps


Department of Urology, University of California Davis Children's Hospital, Sacramento, CA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Nicholas Hellenthal
Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y St, Suite 3500, Sacramento, CA 95817
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.40629

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The repair of midshaft or more proximal hypospadias generally leads to a deficiency of ventral penile skin. Transposition of dorsal/lateral skin flaps may lead to redundant skin folds or shoulders. In most cases, redundant skin can be avoided by appropriate tailoring and positioning of the flaps. We describe a simple method to correct these folds when they are unavoidable.


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