The distally based sural fasciomusculocutaneous flap for foot reconstruction.

@article{Chen2006TheDB,
  title={The distally based sural fasciomusculocutaneous flap for foot reconstruction.},
  author={Shaoliang Chen and Tim Mo Chen and H Wang},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 8},
  pages={846-55}
}
Finding appropriate soft-tissue to cover a wound located over the middle or distal portion of the foot can be challenging. A distally based sural fasciomusculocutaneous flap including the sural nerve and a midline cuff of the gastrocnemius muscle can be used for this purpose. This flap is designed on the proximal third of the posterior calf and is nourished in a retrograde manner by the lower peroneal septocutaneous perforators, through the vascular axis of the sural nerve to the… CONTINUE READING

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