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Aust Fam Physician. 1997 Sep;26(9):1027-9.

Z-plasty. How, when and why.

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Box Hill Medical Centre, Victoria.

Abstract

The Z-plasty is an excellent procedure for both lengthening contracted scars and/or changing the direction of scars for improved cosmetic effect. It is a common tool of plastic surgeons. With appropriate training, experience and due care it is a procedure that many general practitioners could use.

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