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The Gracilis Flap

  • M. Cherubino
  • D. Sallam
  • P. L. Tos
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Abstract

The gracilis is a thin muscle of the thigh. The most common indication for gracilis free flap in head and neck reconstruction is for dynamic mid and lower facial reanimation for long-standing facial paralysis [1, 2].

Keywords

Free gracilis flap Muscle flap Facial reanimation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Cherubino
    • 1
  • D. Sallam
    • 1
  • P. L. Tos
    • 2
  1. 1.Plastic Surgery DepartmentUniversity of InsubriaVareseItaly
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology for HandASST Gaetano PiniMilanItaly

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