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Figure 2: Case 3: 69-year-old male had the diagnosis of metatypical carcinoma located on the right side of the nose and maxilla. Free muscle sparing-vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap, which was 9 cm × 6 cm in size, was planned for reconstruction. (a) Appearance of the defect. A serious dead space appeared after resection of the tumor. (b) Design and marking of the muscle sparing-vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap. (c) Elevation of the flap. (d) Postoperative oblique appearance of 1 year. (e) Postoperative lateral appearance. (f) Postoperative donor site appearance

Figure 2: Case 3: 69-year-old male had the diagnosis of metatypical carcinoma located on the right side of the nose and maxilla. Free muscle sparing-vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap, which was 9 cm × 6 cm in size, was planned for reconstruction. (a) Appearance of the defect. A serious dead space appeared after resection of the tumor. (b) Design and marking of the muscle sparing-vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap. (c) Elevation of the flap. (d) Postoperative oblique appearance of 1 year. (e) Postoperative lateral appearance. (f) Postoperative donor site appearance