Traitement des nez brûlés: Analyse de 150 cas

Translated title of the contribution: Treatment of nasal burns: Analysis of 150 cases

Elena Prousskaia, N. El-Muttardi, B. Philp, Peter Dziewulski, O. P. Shelley

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Abstract

Nasal burns present a challenge for the plastic surgeon in terms of immediate management, choice of primary treatment and secondary reconstruction with the goals of good aesthetic and functional outcome. We present a retrospective analysis of the management of 150 patients with nasal burns treated in our center between July 2005 and July 2011. We rationalized our conservative and all surgical treatments of this subset of burns patients and organized them in a simple and structured way. The reconstructive options for most complex full thickness nasal injury is determined by the integrity of adjacent facial tissues which would always be preferred when available. Microsurgical free tissue transfer is dependent upon the fitness of the patient and the availability of unburned skin at the donor site. Secondary nasal reconstruction is based on an assessment of the residual functional and cosmetic problems. Airways narrowing from scar contracture or loss of support are managed using standard plastic surgical and rhinoplasty principles. Cosmetic refinements range from flap debulking to the importation of new tissue on to the nose. Our experience with this challenging group of patients has led us to develop a simple treatment algorithm for the management of nasal burns.

Translated title of the contributionTreatment of nasal burns: Analysis of 150 cases
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)121-127
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Burns and Fire Disasters
Volume28
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Algorithm
  • Burns
  • Flap
  • Nose
  • Reconstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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    Prousskaia, E., El-Muttardi, N., Philp, B., Dziewulski, P., & Shelley, O. P. (2015). Traitement des nez brûlés: Analyse de 150 cas. Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters, 28(2), 121-127.