Research Article| Volume 33, ISSUE 2, P230-232, April 1980

The many-tailed flap for multiple finger injuries

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      Using the principle of opposing flaps, multiple soft tissue defects on several fingers of one hand can be covered in one operation with a series of carefully designed opposing flaps. The donor site can be closed by suture leaving a linear, relatively inconspicuous scar.


        • Miura T.
        • Nakamura R.
        The use of paired flaps to simultaneously cover the dorsal and volar surfaces of a raw hand.
        Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1974; 54: 286