[Longitudinal gracilis musculocutaneous flaps with a crossing boundary blood supply from the obturator artery].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE The traditional gracilis musculocutaneous flap is supplied by a branch of deep femoral artery, which enters the muscle in between the upper and middle third of it. So the flap barely reaches the pelvis and perineum region for reconstruction. By exploring the blood supply pattern we tried to rotate the flap Upon at the higher point starting at the… (More)

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