Distally-based superficial sural island flap - case report

Tomasz Kulesza, Jan Podlewski, Leszek Jankiewicz, Adam Nogalski, Tomasz Lübek


Coverage of soft tissue defects of the lower third of the leg is a difficult problem to tackle for surgeons.
We described our early experience with the use of a distally-based superficial island flap for coverage of
a defect on the anterior aspect of the lower leg.

The result encourages the further application this method of treatment.


sural; island; flap

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