[Fillet flap for treatment of life-threatening pressure ulcer].

Abstract

A 71-year-old multi-morbid, paraplegic male with five pressure ulcers and a left-sided open trochanter fracture with chronic osteomyelitis was admitted to hospital. His condition required exarticulation of the left hip joint. A radical wound revision and a pedicled lower extremity fillet flap reconstruction of the defect was performed. The patient made… (More)

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