dermatoplasty

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der·ma·to·plas·ty

 (dûr′mə-tō-plās′tē)
n.
The use of skin grafts in plastic surgery to correct defects or replace skin destroyed by injury or disease.

dermatoplasty

(ˈdɜːmətəʊˌplæstɪ)
n
(Surgery) any surgical operation on the skin, esp skin grafting
ˌdermatoˈplastic adj

skin′ graft`ing


n.
the surgical process of transplanting skin to a wound or burn in order to form new skin.
[1875–80]

dermatoplasty

any form of plastic surgery of the skin, as skin grafts.
See also: Skin, Surgery
Translations

der·mat·o·plas·ty

n. dermatoplastia, cirugía plástica de trasplante de piel para cubrir defectos de la misma.
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Dermoplasty, the practice of creating molds to reconstruct faces and other body parts, enables us to have a specific representation of Arish's former appearance.
A tool often used in medical forensics, dermoplasty consists of two stages.
A great number of topical, systemic, and surgical treatments are available for epistaxis, with variable effectiveness, among them: cauterization, nasal packing, sclerotherapy, embolization, arterial ligation, nasal humidification, laser ablation, septal dermoplasty, and nasal closure; but without consensus on the method of choice.