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ISRN Plastic Surgery
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 916071, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2013/916071
Clinical Study

A New Algorithm for The Surgical Management of Defects of the Scalp

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Insubria and Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy

Received 6 December 2012; Accepted 1 January 2013

Academic Editors: A. S. Halim and B. G. Ulusal

Copyright © 2013 Mario Cherubino et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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