Reverse peroneal flaps: two surgical approaches.

  title={Reverse peroneal flaps: two surgical approaches.},
  author={Dennis Paul Orgill and Julian Joseph Pribaz},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={33 1},
  • Dennis Paul Orgill, Julian Joseph Pribaz
  • Published in Annals of plastic surgery 1994
  • Medicine
  • The peroneal vascular pedicle supplies the posterolateral aspect of the lower limb and can be used in a reverse-flow manner to reliably cover wounds of the lower third of the leg and ankle. Two surgical approaches may be used, medial and lateral, to treat a variety of soft-tissue deficits. For the medial approach, the patient is positioned supine and the flexor hallucis longus muscle along with the peroneal vascular pedicle is raised. This easily covers medial malleolar or distal anterior… CONTINUE READING

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