Free allogeneic muscle transfer for cranial reconstruction.

@article{Pizakatzer2002FreeAM,
  title={Free allogeneic muscle transfer for cranial reconstruction.},
  author={H. Piza-katzer},
  journal={British journal of plastic surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={436-8}
}
An allogeneic muscle transfer was used to cover a large cranial defect in one of a pair of craniopagus twin separated a decade ago. Both separated twins died, 7 months apart, with the twin that had received the transfer dying first. The cause of death was generalised cytomegalovirus infection. An autopsy showed extensive brain necrosis caused by vascular insufficiency, a result of the abnormal vascular anatomy at birth. The muscle allograft showed no signs of rejection. Progress in… CONTINUE READING

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