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Free Fibula Reconstruction

  • L. Franklyn Elliott


This 34-year-old man sustained a severe crush injury to the left lower extremity when a forklift fell on that extremity. He presented to us approximately 1 week after the injury and after initial debridement. There was a large, full-thickness skin-loss open wound of the anteromedial aspect of the distal third of the tibia with exposed tibia (Figure 14.1).


Posterior Tibial Artery Peroneal Artery Interosseous Membrane Anterior Tibial Artery Superficial Peroneal Nerve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Franklyn Elliott
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  1. 1.Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA

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