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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 71-73

Utilization of a perforator flap for stump closure of the fifth digit


1 Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Balıkesir State Hospital, Balıkesir, Turkey
2 Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Bursa Konur Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
3 Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Daghan Dagdelen
Clinic of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Balikesir State Hospital, Balikesir
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjps.TJPS_21_18

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There is an obvious need for alternative local flaps in digital reconstruction, especially where soft-tissue residuum is limited as in the fifth digit. A 42-year-old female patient presented to our emergency room with her left fifth finger amputated at the level of the middle phalanx and extensive second-degree deep burn wounds in the hand dorsum and the dorsal finger after a hot-press accident in the workplace. We would like to share a case of fifth digit soft-tissue reconstruction done using a perforator propeller flap based on ulnar palmar digital artery.


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