[Use of Extensor digitorum brevis flap in routine reconstructive surgery of lower limbs. Report of more than 50 cases].

@article{Chteau2012UseOE,
  title={[Use of Extensor digitorum brevis flap in routine reconstructive surgery of lower limbs. Report of more than 50 cases].},
  author={F. Ch{\^a}teau and J-F Chabas and J. Niddam and D. Guinard and R. Legr{\'e}},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={
          600-5
        }
}
  • F. Château, J-F Chabas, +2 authors R. Legré
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique
  • The authors report their experience about more than 50 patients with soft tissue defects in the area of the lower leg, of the ankle and of the dorsal aspect of the foot and toes, managed with the Extensor digitorum brevis flap. We have most often performed it with a proximal pedicle. Healing was obtained for all case. Infections of malleola have been treated thank to the better delivery of antibiotics. The donor site shows often delayed healing, but in one case, the harvestment area has… CONTINUE READING
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