Surgical repair of enterocutaneous fistulae in Crohn’s disease may result in large skin defects of the anterior abdominal wall. We present a case in which a large defect was managed with reconstruction using a pedicled rectus abdominis mycocutaneous flap in a single procedure. The case highlights the technical challenge of such a case and the value of a joint surgical approach between plastic and colorectal services.
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Duncan, C.O., Earley, M.J. & O’Connell, P.R. Enterocutaneous fistula: A reconstructive dilemma. I.J.M.S. 167, 9–10 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02937543
- Myocutaneous Flap
- Enterocutaneous Fistula
- Skin Paddle
- Mater Misericordiae Hospital
- Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery