Deltopectoralflap for Latero-Cervical Defect After Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Its Redoubtable Complication ? Lymphorrhea
We report the case of an elderly Caucasian female patient with concomitance of non-syndromic multiple basal cell carcinoma and a large cervical squamous cell carcinoma. The recurrence of the later was excised 6 months later and was complicated by lymphorrhea. The neck defect was covered with a homolateraldeltopectoral flap. The 6 months follow-up showed submandibular recurrence.
2. Introduction and Background
Skin cancer is a common health issue, especially in the Caucasian population. The incidence of basal cell carcinoma is increasing by 10% each year. Squamous cell carcinoma?s incidence is as well on the rise.