Combined anterolateral chest and medial arm flap for treatment of degloving injuries of four digits

Combined anterolateral chest and medial arm flap for treatment of degloving injuries of four digits Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:397–398 DOI 10.1007/s00238-015-1179-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR Combined anterolateral chest and medial arm flap for treatment of degloving injuries of four digits 1 1 1 Hysni M Arifi & Hasan R Ahmeti & Shkelzen B Duci & 1 1 1 Violeta K Zatriqi & Zejn A Buja & Shkelqim H Derguti Received: 18 September 2015 /Accepted: 21 December 2015 /Published online: 12 January 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Sir, arm. The defect on the ulnar side of the middle digit was Wound coverage of the defects after a complete degloving closed directly. injury of the hand and fingers is one of the most difficult prob- Twelve weeks later, the index-middle syndactyly was sep- lems in hand surgery. Important structures such as tendons, arated without skin grafts. Several other minor operations, including defatting, were required to obtain a good appearance bones, and nerves are exposed during these injuries and will necrose if not covered adequately [1]. Defects of the hand as- (Fig. 3). sociated with exposed tendons and bones may be covered by One year after the initial surgery, the patient had a hand local, distant, or free flaps, depending on the general condition with http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Combined anterolateral chest and medial arm flap for treatment of degloving injuries of four digits

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-015-1179-x
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Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:397–398 DOI 10.1007/s00238-015-1179-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR Combined anterolateral chest and medial arm flap for treatment of degloving injuries of four digits 1 1 1 Hysni M Arifi & Hasan R Ahmeti & Shkelzen B Duci & 1 1 1 Violeta K Zatriqi & Zejn A Buja & Shkelqim H Derguti Received: 18 September 2015 /Accepted: 21 December 2015 /Published online: 12 January 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Sir, arm. The defect on the ulnar side of the middle digit was Wound coverage of the defects after a complete degloving closed directly. injury of the hand and fingers is one of the most difficult prob- Twelve weeks later, the index-middle syndactyly was sep- lems in hand surgery. Important structures such as tendons, arated without skin grafts. Several other minor operations, including defatting, were required to obtain a good appearance bones, and nerves are exposed during these injuries and will necrose if not covered adequately [1]. Defects of the hand as- (Fig. 3). sociated with exposed tendons and bones may be covered by One year after the initial surgery, the patient had a hand local, distant, or free flaps, depending on the general condition with

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European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jan 12, 2016

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