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Figure 3: Case 6: 32-year-old patient suffered from a crush injury on his left leg. Free muscle sparing-vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap of 16 cm × 10 cm was planned for soft tissue coverage after the repair of open tibia fracture with external fixator. (a) Preoperative view of the defect after surgical debridement of the wound. (b)Harvest of the flap on its pedicle. (c)Inset of the flap into the recipient site. (d)Postoperative view

Figure 3: Case 6: 32-year-old patient suffered from a crush injury on his left leg. Free muscle sparing-vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap of 16 cm × 10 cm was planned for soft tissue coverage after the repair of open tibia fracture with external fixator. (a) Preoperative view of the defect after surgical debridement of the wound. (b)Harvest of the flap on its pedicle. (c)Inset of the flap into the recipient site. (d)Postoperative view