Abdominal wall neuropraxia: a previously unreported complication of latissimus dorsi flap breast reconstruction

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The latissimus dorsi flap is one of the most commonly used in breast reconstruction. We report the case of a 61-year-old female, who developed abdominal wall neuropraxia as a complication of latissimus dorsi free flap harvest. The cause of injury was compression of the T8–T12 spinal root outlets due to lateral spinal flexion during the procedure, which… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00238-015-1080-7

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@article{Citron2015AbdominalWN, title={Abdominal wall neuropraxia: a previously unreported complication of latissimus dorsi flap breast reconstruction}, author={Isabelle Citron and Mary Clare Miller and Katie Lancaster and Mark Ho-Asjoe}, journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery}, year={2015}, volume={38}, pages={417-418} }