|Microsurgery: Transplantation and Replantation by Harry J. Buncke, MD, et al.|
| FIG. 14-34. An osteocutaneous forearm flap was outlined and a strut of bone between the radial styloid and insertion of pronator teres was planned.
|| FIG. 14-44. Late radiograph.
A 50-year-old man had a lesion on the anterior floor of his mouth resected.
FIG. 14-45. The upper portion of the lip was preserved, but a defect involving skin, the anterior mandible, and the overlying mucosa remained. The patient had an immediate bipaddled osteocutaneous flap raised from his forearm. One paddle was used to cover the reconstructed portion of the mandible. The other was used to provide external cover.
1. Yang, G., Chen, B., Gao, Y., et al.: Forearm free skin flap transplantation. Nat. Med. J. China. 61:139, 1981.
2. Muhlbauer, W., Herndl, E., and Stock, W.: The forearm flap. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 70:336, 1982.
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