The antecubital fasciocutaneous island flap for elbow coverage.

  title={The antecubital fasciocutaneous island flap for elbow coverage.},
  author={Koenraad van Landuyt and Benoit C De Cordier and Stan Monstrey and Phillip Nicholas Blondeel and Patrick L. Tonnard and Alexis M Verpaele and Guido E Matton},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={41 3},
Soft-tissue defects in the area of the periolecranon may be a source of concern to the reconstructive surgeon who aims for durable protection with a minimum of drawbacks. Lamberty and Cormack described the antecubital fasciocutaneous flap both as a local transposition and as a free flap. The island version of this flap enables a single-stage transfer of thin, pliable, sensitive skin into the region of the periolecranon without further scarring around the defect. In general, most of the donor… CONTINUE READING

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