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Abbé flap

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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
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134 words

• Useful flap for reconstructing moderatesized defects (too big to close directly) of the lip. • Pedicled flap, usually taken

Abdominal wall

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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
260 words
Function: Abdominal wall muscles important for posture, standing, walking and bending. Anatomy: Muscles: • External oblique: ... More
Abdominal wall reconstruction

Abdominal wall reconstruction   Reference library

A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
169 words

Indications:

Trauma. • Tumour: Desmoid, Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. • Radiation. • Infection: Gas gangrene, Necrotizing

Abdominoplasty

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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
190 words

An aesthetic procedure which aims to provide a flatter, narrower abdomen by excising skin and fat excess and addressing rectus

abducens nerve

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A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine, Surgery
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19 words

The sixth cranial nerve. It innervates the ipsilateral lateral rectus muscle, resulting in *abduction of the eye.

abduction

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A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine, Surgery
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11 words

Horizontal movement of the eye outwards (away from the nose).

Abductor pollicis brevis

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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
81 words

APB:

Most superficial muscle of thenar eminence.

Origin:

Transverse carpal ligament, palmaris longus and there may also be another slip

Abductor pollicis longus

Abductor pollicis longus   Reference library

A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
76 words

Origin:

Dorsum of radius, ulnar and interosseous membrane. It runs obliquely around the radius coursing over the wrist extensors. It

abnormal retinal correspondence

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A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine, Surgery
Length:
42 words

A cortical mechanism to remap anatomically non-corresponding points of each retina to stimulate functionally corresponding points in the *occipital

Absorbable polymers

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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
114 words

Synthetic:

• Used for sutures and investigated for other devices such as plates and screws (LactoSorb). • One class of

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