Dorsalis Pedis Fasciocutaneous Flap
- See: Reconstructive Foot Surgery
- is used for coverage of distal tibia and ankle;
- during dissection paratendon is left over the extensor tendon, allowing donor site to do welll, with skin graft;
- to avoid devascularizing foot, the posterior tibial artery must be intact
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, August 24, 2012 1:53 pm