Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:479–481 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0596-8 CASE REPORT The anterolateral thigh pedicled perforator flap for closure of a groin defect with lymphorrhea following vascular surgery in a peripheral vascular disease patient—case report Rui Bastos & Carlos Noronha & Miguel Andrade & Zeferino Biscaia Fraga Received: 23 October 2010 /Accepted: 11 May 2011 /Published online: 9 June 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 Background flaps. This procedure was complicated by a hematoma and dehiscence of the sutures around the defect. Lymphorrhea The anterolateral thigh flap (ALT) is a well-established further complicated the clinical picture. The patient was put option as a free flap since its first description in 1984 , on to a regime of 4 weeks vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) and in recent years, it has become increasingly popular as therapy by the vascular team and then referred to our pedicled perforator flap for local and regional reconstruction consultation. The infection was controlled, a layer of mostly in post-oncological reconstruction [2, 3]. We describe granulation tissue covered the femoral vessels, and the here its further use in the reconstruction of a groin defect wound showed marginal contraction and kept a significant after vascular surgery in the context of lower limb chronic
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2012
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