A salvage method for multiple digital degloving injury; Wrap around degloved fingers with distal based radial forearm perforator flap

Yusuf K Coban
2017 Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery  
Degloving hand injuries present challenging situations to hand surgeons as they present with difficulties in reconstructive microsurgery, particularly in multiple digital injuries. Time is a limiting factor when multiple degloving finger amputations are present. Thus, we proposed a repair method for multiple degloving finger injuries that involves coverage with a distal-based reverse forearm flap of all injured fingers in a two-stage procedure. Early vigorous physical therapy after pedicle
more » ... ion of the flap at postoperative third week eliminates joint stiffness problems at wrist and metacarpophalangeal joints.
doi:10.5505/tjtes.2017.57227 pmid:29115657 fatcat:7tvttkzkczfyxlarnv4y3mtdbm