Question of the Week

June 10, 2020

A 35-year old man presents with a linear atrophic scar extending from his left temple to chin. After discussing surgical options, he agrees with his dermatologic surgeon to revise the scar using a W-plasty. What type of flap is a W-plasty?

  • Rotation flap
  • Transpostion flap
  • Advancement flap
  • Interpolation flap


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