Emergency Esthetic Closure of Scalp in a Rural Setup: A Case Report
Road traffic accidents are a major havoc in present day life. The injuries caused by them are extremely dangerous and is always a threat to a normal routine of the patient. Every patient desire to have an esthetic appearance of the head and neck region no matter how devastating is the injury. Surgical esthetic primary closure of soft tissues is always a challenge for oral and maxillofacial surgeon. We present a case report of a 15 year old girl with 12 cm scalp laceration who had an esthetic closure in a rural primary Health Care Centre in a Medical Teaching Hospital in Andhra Pradesh.