Excellent Closure Facial Squamous Cell Carcinoma Defect using Combination of Skin Graft along with Rotational and Advancement Flaps


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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common skin tumor after basal cell carcinoma (BCC). The location of SCC  can occur in all regions, but the incidence increases with exposure to UV (Ultraviolet) radiation. The gold standard management for SCC is Mohs surgery. Case Report patient was diagnosed with a 3x2cm squamous cell carcinoma on the face and underwent Modified Mohs surgery with a 1cm margin from the edge of the lesion. Subsequently, the defect closure was performed using a combination of flap and graft techniques, resulting in good cosmetic and functional outcomes. In closing large defects, knowledge of anatomy and careful planning of flap and graft techniques contribute to favorable cosmetic and functional outcomes.


Keyword: SCC, Skin Flap, Skin Graft