• Pedicled vertical posteromedial thigh flap for reconstruction of extensive perianal-genital defects

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Perianal and genital defects occur due to a vast etiology and making the reconstruction of function and aesthetics remains challenging. Depending on the extent of the defect, different techniques have been employed for coverage including skin grafts, local skin flaps, musculocutaneous flaps and pedicled perforator flaps. The pedicled vertical posteromedial thigh flap is a new perforator flap that has rarely been employed for this kind of reconstruction. The purpose of this article is to focus on the vPMT perforator flap, mainly used as a propeller flap, for reconstructing the perianal and...
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