Finger pulp reconstruction with a free sensory medial plantar flap

Takeo Inoue, Masahiro Kobayashi, Takao Harashina

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This report describes the successful use of a free sensory medial plantar flap for the reconstruction of the volar skin of the index finger. Six months after the operation a corrective procedure was performed because the flap was bulky. A favourable results was obtained both functionally and aesthetically, with two-point discrimination of 4 mm, one year after reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)657-659
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Plastic Surgery
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Nov


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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