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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Custom Skull Implant Exchange/Replacement

  Background:  Custom skull implants have proven to be a reliable method of treating a wide variety of head shape issues. In their preoperative design considerable thought goes into how to best achieve the patient’s desired outcome. But despite this design effort, no one can accurately predict the outcome and how the patient will perceive Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Posterior Fontanelle Skull Defect Reconstruction

  Background: Congenital skull defects occur in a wide variety of presentations. In essence it is any contour irregularity that results in a noticeable loss of contour projection. Most congenital skull defects are not full-thickness. Rather they are partial thickness with inadequate bine thickness compared to the surrounding bone. One of the smaller congenital skull Read More…

Case Study – The Occipital Knob Skull Reduction Procedure in Men

  Background: The shape of the back of the head shows numerous suture lines, horizontal bony ridges and a central occipital protuberance. This normally flattened, guitar-pick shaped piece of bone sits on the downward curve of the occipital bone as it dives inward towards the foramen magnum. This piece of skull bone, known anatomically as Read More…

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