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Research Article| Volume 46, ISSUE 6, P480-482, 1993

A distally based island first dorsal metatarsal artery flap for the coverage of a distal plantar defect

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      Summary

      An intractable plantar ulcer of the great toe was successfully covered with a distally based island first dorsal metatarsal artery flap. Common dorsal digital veins served as venous drainage for the flap. The results show that this flap can be used as a reliable alternative to conventional techniques to repair a distal foot defect.

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