One-stage reconstruction of a defect of the oral commissure and of the cheek with a radial forearm free flap.

@article{Valentini2008OnestageRO,
  title={One-stage reconstruction of a defect of the oral commissure and of the cheek with a radial forearm free flap.},
  author={Valentino Valentini and Andrea Saltarel and Andrea Cassoni and Andrea Battisti and Sara Egidi},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={1508-11}
}
Several reconstructive methods have been proposed for complex clinical cases. These methods are based on composite graft tissue flaps which allow to obtain modest aesthetic-functional results. Only recently, revascularized flaps (fasciocutaneous free flap of radial) have been used. In this work, the authors present a clinical report of cheek mucosal carcinoma extended to the omolateral lip commissure, which has required the full thickness removal of the cheek, the lip commissure, and part of… CONTINUE READING