Cutaneous angiosome territory of the medial femoral condyle osteocutaneous flap.

@article{Iorio2012CutaneousAT,
  title={Cutaneous angiosome territory of the medial femoral condyle osteocutaneous flap.},
  author={Matthew L Iorio and Derek L Masden and J. P. Higgins},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={1033-41}
}
PURPOSE The medial femoral condyle flap is used for treatment of nonunions with or without intercalary bone loss. Most reported uses have been without a skin segment, but this flap can provide a skin component supplied by the saphenous artery branch (SAB) of the descending genicular artery (DGA) pedicle. Experience with this flap suggests that an additional distinct, reliable, more-distal, DGA-cutaneous branch can be found at condyle level, capable of supporting skin without using the SAB. This… CONTINUE READING