dog ear

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dog ear

redundancy at the end of a wound closure, caused either by repairing skin edges of unequal length or from the attempt to close a circular or lenticular defect as a straight line.
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The influence of rotator cuff tear size and repair technique on creation and management of dog ear deformities in a transosseous equivalent rotator cuff repair model [abstract].
Central fixation results in the creation of marginal dog ear deformities (D) anterior and posterior to the construct.
Peripheral sutures (Arrows) are inserted at the midline halfway between the medial row (M) and lateral row (L) to secure the marginal dog ear deformities to the lateral row anchors.