Z-Plastys
Z-plasty• Transposition of 2 equilateral triangular-  shaped flaps sharing a common limb which  are interposed to close ea...
Z-plasty• Uses:  – Increase the length of a scar  – Break up a straight line scar  – Realign a scar
Z-plasty•   30 degrees----25% elongation•   45 degrees---50%•   60 degrees---75%•   75 degrees---100%•   90 degrees--- 125%
Simple Z-plastyAB increased by 75%
Double-opposing Z-plasty   Increase by 75%
5 Flap Plasty75% for the Z’eds 50% for the VY  total: 125%
4 Flap Z-plasty 50% for 1 Z-plasty of 45%Therefore 100% elongation
6 Flap Z-Plasty         3x50%Therefore 150% in length
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Zplasty

  1. 1. Z-Plastys
  2. 2. Z-plasty• Transposition of 2 equilateral triangular- shaped flaps sharing a common limb which are interposed to close each others secondary defect
  3. 3. Z-plasty• Uses: – Increase the length of a scar – Break up a straight line scar – Realign a scar
  4. 4. Z-plasty• 30 degrees----25% elongation• 45 degrees---50%• 60 degrees---75%• 75 degrees---100%• 90 degrees--- 125%
  5. 5. Simple Z-plastyAB increased by 75%
  6. 6. Double-opposing Z-plasty Increase by 75%
  7. 7. 5 Flap Plasty75% for the Z’eds 50% for the VY total: 125%
  8. 8. 4 Flap Z-plasty 50% for 1 Z-plasty of 45%Therefore 100% elongation
  9. 9. 6 Flap Z-Plasty 3x50%Therefore 150% in length
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