Individualized Therapy for Complicated Cranial Defect: A Case Report

Individualized Therapy for Complicated Cranial Defect: A Case Report

Authors

  • Nanze Yu Peking Union Medical College Hospital
  • Zhifei Liu
  • Hailin Zhang
  • Xiaojun Wang

Keywords:

large cranial defect, cranioplasty, rasmussen encephalitis, tissue expander

Abstract

Despite the considerable advances in plastic surgery in recent years, complicated large cranial defects remain challenging clinical entities with no clear management algorithms, especially in the pediatric age group.We present a 9-year old boy who underwent a hemispherectomy for Rasmussen encephalitis. Functional and cosmetic outcomes are considered during the procedure.

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01-06-2013

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CASE REPORTS

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Individualized Therapy for Complicated Cranial Defect: A Case Report. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2013 Jun. 1 [cited 2024 Jun. 16];84(1):64-8. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/2689