Surgical Correction of Webbed Neck Using Modified Z-Plasty Technique: A Case Report

El Harti Amine *

National Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department, CHU Ibn Rochd, Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie, Casablanca Hassan 2 University, Morocco.

Sabur Sara

National Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department, CHU Ibn Rochd, Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie, Casablanca Hassan 2 University, Morocco.

Youssfi Ahlam

National Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department, CHU Ibn Rochd, Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie, Casablanca Hassan 2 University, Morocco.

Karti Sara

National Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department, CHU Ibn Rochd, Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie, Casablanca Hassan 2 University, Morocco.

Diouri Mounia

National Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Department, CHU Ibn Rochd, Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie, Casablanca Hassan 2 University, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Webbed neck, also known as pterygium colli, is a rare anomaly with limited documentation in the medical literature. Often associated with Turner syndrome, this condition presents challenges in complete correction due to its severity. In this article, we present a surgical correction approach for a severe case of webbed neck in a 19-year-old individual. The procedure involved a modified Z-plasty technique, resulting in a satisfactory outcome. Our technique addresses both the webbed appearance and low hairline, significantly improving the patient's neck contour.

Keywords: Webbed neck, turner syndrome, surgical technique, pterygium colli


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Amine , El Harti, Sabur Sara, Youssfi Ahlam, Karti Sara, and Diouri Mounia. 2023. “Surgical Correction of Webbed Neck Using Modified Z-Plasty Technique: A Case Report”. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery 6 (2):433-38. https://journalajcrs.com/index.php/AJCRS/article/view/447.

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