A case of combined use of bilateral medial thigh skin flaps and gracilis musculocutaneous flaps for the reconstruction of a scrotal defect resulting from Fournier's gangrene is presented. The procedure provided a sac-like scrotum, and the donor sites were successfully reconstructed using bilateral gracilis musculocutaneous V-Y advancement flaps.
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Sevin, K., Emiroglu, M. & Yormuk, E. Combined use of medial thigh skin flaps and gracilis musculocutaneous flaps for the reconstruction of scrotum. Eur J Plast Surg 15, 303–305 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00212189
- Medial thigh flap
- Gracilis musculocutaneous flap
- Fournier's gangrene