Surgery Today

, Volume 24, Issue 10, pp 942–944 | Cite as

A simple technique for the excision of vascular malformations of the scalp

  • Rakesh Kumar Khazanchi
  • Achal Gupta
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A simple technique for the excision of vascular malformations of the scalp is described herein. Surgical excision is easily accomplished by placing hemostatic sutures all around the lesion outside the line of excision, whereby minimal blood loss is achieved. The resulting defect can be covered by a split skin graft or flap.

Key Words

excision vascular malformation scalp 


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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rakesh Kumar Khazanchi
    • 1
  • Achal Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.The All India Institute of Medical SciencesAnsari Nagar, New DelhiIndia

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