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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 211-213

Use of avulsed skin flap as donor site for reconstruction of total forearm skin avulsion injuries


Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Altindag, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Burkay Akduman
Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ulucanlar Cd. Ankara Egitim Ve Arastirma Hastanesi, 06230 Altindag, Ankara
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/tjps.tjps_97_18

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Avulsion injuries involving upper extremity are challenging in most cases. The musculoskeletal and main neurovascular parts on the injured region are unharmed. Even though the hand functions are maintained well, it is difficult to reconstruct large areas of defective skin. This specific case report demonstrates the mesh autograft methodology to successfully reconstruct the skin loss after a forearm skin avulsion injury.


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