Dallas Gramp, MBBS. Genevieve Casey, MBBS. Young Jin Kim, FACD MBBS.
Parotid fistula complicating postauricular basal cell carcinoma excision
Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Australasian Journal of Dermatology © 2012 The Australasian College of Dermatologists
Australasian Journal of Dermatology
Volume 54, Issue 1, pages 43–45, February 2013
How to Cite
Gramp, D., Casey, G. and Kim, Y. J. (2013), Parotid fistula complicating postauricular basal cell carcinoma excision. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 54: 43–45. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2012.00910.x
- Issue published online: 4 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012
- Submitted 17 November 2011; accepted 6 March 2012.
- basal cell carcinoma excision;
- parotid fistula
Parotid fistulas after cutaneous surgery are a rare occurrence. To our knowledge there have been no cases reported of a parotid fistula occurring in the postauricular region. We present a case complicating a postauricular basal cell carcinoma excision and further discuss this rare but important complication of cutaneous facial surgery.