Functional Subunit Reconstruction of Giant Facial Congenital Melanocytic Nevi in Children With the Use of Matriderm and Skin Graft

Surgical Experience and Literature Review

Nehal Mahabbat, MBBS; Nawaf Alohaideb, MBBS; Faris Aldaghri, MBBS; Feras Alshomer, MBBS, MSc; Mohamed Amir Murad, MBBS, FRCSC


ePlasty. 2018;18(e30) 

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Surgical excision of facial CMNs, followed by single-stage reconstruction using Matriderm and subunit skin graft from the scalp, is an effective modality with promising aesthetic results at a shorter time and faster return to daily activities together with improved psychological function, especially in the pediatric population.