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Digital Dorsal Perforator Flap

  • He-Ping ZhengEmail author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
  • Jian Lin
  • De-Qing Hu
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Abstract

Digital dorsal perforator flap is a minimal island flap of finger dorsal area that relies on the blood supply from dorsal branch of proper palmar digital artery and digital dorsal artery. It is mainly used for repairing the skin defects at middle and distal segments of the same finger. It can be designed as thumb radial/ulnar palmar artery perforator flap, thumb dorsal artery perforator flap and other digital dorsal perforator flap.

Reference

  1. Foucher G, Braun JB. A new island flap transfer from the dorsum of the index to the thumb. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1979;63(3):344–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • He-Ping Zheng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yong-Qing Xu
    • 2
  • Jian Lin
    • 3
  • De-Qing Hu
    • 4
  1. 1.The 900th Hospital of PLAClinical Anatomic CenterFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Orthopaedic DepartmentKunming General Hospital of PLAKunmingChina
  3. 3.Shanghai JiaoTong UniversityXin-hua Hospital (ChongMing)ShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Orthopaedic DepartmentThe First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical UniversityFuzhouChina

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