J Craniofac Surg 2017 Apr 21. Epub 2017 Apr 21.
*Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery †Department of Pediatric Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
Dog bite injuries are common and the head and neck is most frequently involved in pediatric patients. In severe cases, the combination of crushing, tearing, and puncturing can result in scalp avulsion. Currently, microsurgical replantation of the avulsed scalp remains the gold standard but may not always be possible. Read More