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Reconstruction after BCC surgery

After removal of your basal cell carcinoma (rodent ulcer), there will of course be a wound. This may need fixing, known as reconstruction. How this can be done will depend on a number of factors, but reconstruction can generally be performed in a number of different ways. Please click on one of the titles below for more information.

Reconstruction after BCC surgery – secondary intent healing

Reconstruction after BCC surgery – direct closure

Reconstruction afer BCC surgery – local flap

Reconstruction after BCC surgery – full thickness skin graft (FTSG)

Reconstruction after BCC surgery – split skin graft (SSG)

Reconstruction after BCC surgery – forehead flap

Reconstruction after BCC surgery – pedicled nasolabial flap

 

This information is for general knowledge only and does not replace information provided by healthcare professionals. If you have any concerns about any skin growth, or the treatment options, you should consult a medical professional urgently