Research Article| Volume 40, ISSUE 2, P163-170, March 1987

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“A square peg into a round hole”: a modified rhomboid flap and its clinical application

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      Two modifications to the classic design of the rhomboid flap are described. Firstly, no attempt is made to engineer a rhomboid defect and, secondly, the flap is made smaller than the defect to be reconstructed. The advantages of these modifications are discussed and their application in 175 reconstructions is reported.


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