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Chest wall reconstruction with a free extended forearm flap. A case report.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
Publication Date
Volume
3
Issue
3
Pages
189–191
Identifiers
PMID: 3598940
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Forequarter amputation combined with chest wall resection may present a difficult closure problem. In a recent case, the defect was satisfactorily closed with a free flap from the amputated extremity, employing the entire soft tissue of the forearm.

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