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Journal of Plastic Surgery and Transplantation

Volume  3, Issue 1, January-June 2021, Pages 15-16

 

Original Article

Role of Tape Tarsorrhaphy in Preventing Ectropion in Facial Burns – Our Experience
Vedaprakash J1, Ravi Kumar Chittoria2, Padmalakshmi Bharathi Mohan3, Shijina Koliyath4, Imran Pathan5, Nishad Kerakkada6, Neljo thomas
Junior Resident, Professor, Senior Resident, Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry 605006, India.
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Abstract

Burns is a common problem in India. The most common
cause is suicidal, where the patient pours kerosene over
one self and lights on fire. Eyelid injuries are common in
such instances. When left to heal by secondary intention,
it leads to contracture and thereby leading to the dreadful
complication of ectropion. Conventional Tarsorapphy
described is invasive. In this article we would like to
describe a non invasive method of tarsorapphy to prevent
eyelid ectropion
 


Corresponding Author : Ravi Kumar Chittoria,