Question of the Week

December 18, 2019

A classic Z-plasty has which of the following characteristics?

  • Three incisions of equal length to create two equilateral triangular flaps
  • Increasing the angle between the arms has an inverse relationship with the resultant scar length
  • The principle movement is the advancement of two flaps
  • The primary purpose is to reorient an existing scar by shortening the resultant scar


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