Mohs Reconstruction and Scar Revision

Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019 Jun;52(3):461-471. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2019.02.002. Epub 2019 Mar 22.


Facial reconstruction may be effectively performed in an office setting using a variety of techniques. Careful patient selection is paramount for achieving successful outcomes in this setting. The most common reconstructive techniques used in the office setting include local flaps and skin grafts. Scar management is complementary to all facial reconstructive procedures, and the reconstructive surgeon has a large variety of scar management techniques available. Scar management should be individualized based on clinical setting and available resources.

Keywords: Facial plastic surgery; Head and neck reconstruction; Mohs excision; Scar revision; Skin cancer.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cicatrix / surgery*
  • Disease Management
  • Facial Neoplasms / surgery
  • Humans
  • Mohs Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery Procedures / methods*
  • Skin Neoplasms / surgery
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Surgical Flaps / surgery