Fibular osteoadippsal flap for treatment of tibial adamantinoma: A case report

Yuzaburo Namba, Yoshihiro Kimata, Isao Koshima, Shinsuke Sugihara, Tohru Sato

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Abstract

We treated a case with left tibial adamantinoma by use of a contralateral fibular osteoadiposal flap. The donor site of conventional fibular osteocutaneous flap must be covered with a skin graft because if we close the donor skin defect directly, compartment syndrome might occur. We were able to close the donor skin defect because this combined type flap included only a small monitoring skin paddle. We present herein the utility of the osteoadiposal flap and show the value of a skin-sparing approach with a minimal aesthetic defect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-236
Number of pages4
JournalActa medica Okayama
Volume60
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Adamantinoma
  • Fibular osteoadiposal flap
  • Skin-sparing flap harvest

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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