Repair of a cosmetic defect of the lower leg with a myocutaneous free flap
CITATION: Lamont, A., Malherbe, W. D. F. & Middelhoven, J. 1982. Repair of a cosmetic defect of the lower leg with a myocutaneous free flap. South African Medical Journal, 62:642-644.
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The use of free-tissue transfers by modern techniques of microvascular surgery is not new, and the many possibilities in reconstructive surgery are well documented. A case in which a disfiguring cosmetic defect of the lower leg was repaired in one stage with a latissimus dorsi myocutaneous free flap is described.