Reconstruction of an Achilles tendon skin defect using a local fascial flap

Reconstruction of an Achilles tendon skin defect using a local fascial flap We report a case in which a distally based fascial turnover flap supplied by the perforators of the posterior tibial and peroneal arteries was used to resurface a sizeable skin defect overlying the Tndo-Achilles. The flap can be raised easily with minimal donor site morbidity and provides a good gliding surface for the underlying tendon without adding unnecessary bulk. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Reconstruction of an Achilles tendon skin defect using a local fascial flap

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/BF01159493
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