Research Article| Volume 33, ISSUE 1, P64-67, January 1980

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Microvascular segmental thumb reconstruction: A case report

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      The great toe provides an ideal source of tissue for both functional and aesthetic reconstruction of segmental defects in the thumb and can be used without mutilation of the foot.
      A successful case is presented of a 1-stage primary reconstruction of a segmental defect of the thumb using a composite free flap transfer from the great toe containing pulp, tissue, nail and bone, with neurovascular anastomosis. The donor defect on the great toe was repaired at the same time.


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