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Vascularized genicular osseous-periosteal flap for pseudarthrosis of the proximal phalanx of the little finger: a case report

By Kazumasa Kimura, Kazufumi Sano, Tomohisa Hashimoto and Satoru Ozeki

Abstract

This study describes pseudoarthrosis of the proximal phalanx of the little finger and its successful treatment using a free vascularized genicular osseous-periosteal flap. Since this thin and pliable flap can be harvested as a small vascularized unit, it is ideal for the treatment of phalangeal pseudoarthrosis

Topics: Case Reports
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3041880
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