|Microsurgery: Transplantation and Replantation by Harry J. Buncke, MD, et al.|
| FIG. 8-02. The lateral arm sensory cutaneous flap is outlined. The Doppler probe demonstrates the location of the profunda brachii artery. Its terminal branch, the posterior radial collateral artery, is the arterial supply to the flap. Sensation to the flap is through the posterior brachial cutaneous nerve, a cutaneous branch of the radial nerve.
A 22-year-old army officer had both hands reconstructed with multiple toe transplants after a blast injury. (From Whitney, T.M., Buncke, H.J., Lineaweaver, W.C., and Alpert, B.S.
| Multiple microvascular transplants: A preliminary report of simultaneous versus sequential reconstruction. Ann. Plast. Surg. 23:396, 1989.
FIG. 8-08. The web space between the toes in a three-toe transplant to the right hand was expanded with a lateral arm flap (See Case 5, Chapter 28).
A web space and palmar contracture followed a complex hand injury.
FIG. 8-14. Range of motion of the thumb is restricted.
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