A combined microvascular flap composed of serratus anterior myo-osseous and a latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap has been performed for resurfacing massive scalp and skull defects, accompanied by chronic infection and heavy radiation damage.
The authors present a case report where the combined procedure allowed a single-stage reconstruction of this complex defect.
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Published online: September 05, 2006
Accepted: June 6, 2006
Received: March 2, 2006
© 2006 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.