Reverse flow digital artery pedicle flap for closure of diabetic forefoot ulceration

Crystal Ramanujam, Thomas Zgonis

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Abstract

Digital artery pedicle flap is a useful surgical technique for coverage of plantar foot defects. For diabetic forefoot ulcers that are subject to recurrence despite consistent care, this flap can provide long-term durable closure. The authors provide a case report and overview of this innovative reconstructive procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalDiabetic Foot and Ankle
Volume1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Amputation
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic ulceration
  • Digital artery flap
  • Forefoot flaps

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Podiatry
  • Internal Medicine

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Reverse flow digital artery pedicle flap for closure of diabetic forefoot ulceration. / Ramanujam, Crystal; Zgonis, Thomas.

In: Diabetic Foot and Ankle, Vol. 1, 2010.

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