Microsurgical two-stage reconstruction of the thumb. Case report.

  • S Spokevicius
  • Published 1993 in
    Scandinavian journal of plastic and…


A 40-year-old patient presented with traumatic amputation of the thumb and index finger. The second metacarpal bone fragment was transposed to lengthen the first metacarpal bone. A free flap from the lateral forearm was used to reconstruct the thenar region. Later, the second free toe-to-hand transfer was done from which he made a good recovery, achieving… (More)


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