Contributors: Andrew Weaver and Kumar Patel, PA-C
18 y.o. female with Treacher-Collins syndrome (patients have micrognathia, underdeveloped facial bones, particularly the cheek bones, and a very small jaw and chin. She is only able to open her mouth to 20mm due to the interference of her coronoid process with her zygoma/
Contributors: Kumar Patel, PA-C
Basic plastic surgery suturing techniques geared towards medical students and residents, including starting position, basic simple suture, deep dermal suture, vertical mattress, horizontal mattress and running subcuticular.
Cranioplasty with barrel stave osteotomies to treat sagittal suture craniosynostosis.
Bilateral ear keloid excision with steroid injection.
Contributors: Michael Golinko (MD) and Kumar Patel (PA)
A six-year-old male with history of skull trauma acquired in an ATV accident underwent emergency craniotomy three years ago. He now presents with bone resorption, frontal bossing, scalloped bone, and a widened scar in the middle of his forehead from the previous surgery.
Contributors:Michael Golinko, MD, MA, Eylem Ocal, MD and Kumar Patel, PA
Premature metopic suture fusion is corrected using fronto-orbital advancement and cranial vault remodeling to open the fused suture and allow for adequate brain growth.
Contributors: Kumar Patel, PA-C and Gregory W. Albert
Posterior cranial vault remodeling post shunt induced Crainiocerebral Disporpotion (CCD) Patient is a 5 y/o boy having frequent headaches which may be indicative of increased intra-cranial pressure in addition to a step-off deformity of his posterior calvarium.
Contributors: Michael Golinko and Kumar Patel
Removal of an approximately 5 cm congenital alopecia using an O to Z or
yin-yang flap method.
Our patient is a 20 year old boy with severe maxillary hypoplasia with a history of bilateral cleft lip and palate. We performed a maxillary advancement with distraction osteogenesis.
Nikhil Kamath, BS
Aaron Smith, MD
Michael S. Golinko, MD
Kumar Patel, PA-C