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Radial forearm flap cover of the elbow joint

Authors
Journal
Injury
0020-1383
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
19
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0020-1383(88)90052-6

Abstract

Abstract Three clinical cases are presented to illustrate the usefulness of the radial artery forearm flap in the repair of defects over the elbow joint. Incorporation of a segment of vascularized muscle may he indicated where intra-articular infection is present. The secondary defect in the distal forearm was covered by split skin graft and was free of problems in each case.

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