Alopecia

  Scalp Reconstruction Cancers or trauma can leave large defects in the scalp or areas of missing hair (alopecia).  Large rotational flaps or sometimes tissue expanders (balloons) are needed to re-establish the hairline (remove areas of alopecia) and close complex scalp wounds. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr. Bastidas is a leader in...

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Scalp Reconstruction

    Scalp Reconstruction Cancers or trauma can leave large defects in the scalp or areas of missing hair (alopecia). Large rotational flaps or sometimes tissue expanders (balloons) are needed to re-establish the hairline (remove areas of alopecia) and close complex scalp wounds. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr. Bastidas is a leader...

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Cutis Aplasia

  Cutis Aplasia Newborns may sometimes presents with patchy areas of the scalp missing skin or bone with exposed dural (sac covering brain) tissue. Small defects may be treated conservatively with moist dressings but sometimes surgery is required to close the “holes”. This is often accomplished using tissue expanders and skin grafts. The bone defect can sometimes fill in on its own without the need for bone grafts. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive...

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