[Sequelae of burns of the breast and their reconstruction].

Research paper by A A Chichery, D D Voulliaume, J-P JP Comparin, J-L JL Foyatier

Indexed on: 06 Sep '11Published on: 06 Sep '11Published in: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthétique


Sequelae of burns on the breast are essentially cosmetic. Requests for their reconstruction take place after the request for the face and hands. The problems is to face the consequences by considering the growth of mammary gland either hormonal in case of children or breast reconstruction as if in case of malgnancy in adult female. We propose a classification, which is helpful to choose the surgical treatment. Our technique of choice is tissue expansion (local or regional cutaneous flaps or full skin graft).