Reconstruction of a full-thickness defect of the chest wall caused by friction burn using a combined myocutaneous flap of teres major and latissimus dorsi muscles.

@article{Ono2001ReconstructionOA,
  title={Reconstruction of a full-thickness defect of the chest wall caused by friction burn using a combined myocutaneous flap of teres major and latissimus dorsi muscles.},
  author={Ichiro Ono and Tohru Tateshita},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={283-8}
}
This report describes the therapeutic course of a case of deep burns caused by friction heat generated over a long contact time by a rotating tractor wheel. The burn was accompanied by a full-thickness defect of the chest wall, which we treated with a combined myocutaneous flap of teres major and latissimus dorsi muscles with a large skin flap. Our… CONTINUE READING