Research Article| Volume 46, ISSUE 8, P644-646, December 1993

Double V-Y advancement flaps in the reconstruction of skin defects of the anterior lower limb

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      A double V-Y advancement flap based upon a vertical subcutaneous pedicle was assessed for reconstruction of moderate sized defects of the anterior lower leg. The technique is described and the results of a retrospective analysis of thirteen cases are given. The procedure has proven to be a reliable alternative means of providing skin cover in this area.


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