J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1997 Dec;32(7):1675-1680.

Very Long Island Pedicled Sole - fillet Flap for Below - Knee Amputation Stump Reconstruction: 2 Cases Report


The pedicled fillet flap concept has been successfully applied in both the upper and lower extremities for the treatment of difficult wound. In cases of inevitable extremity amputation, the transfer of pedicled flap from the amputed part is possible. In such substance, it is possible to obtain the pedicled fillet flap from the amputed limb to provide stump coverage. We experienced two cases of below-knee amputation due to severe flame burn which the stump was covered with island pedicled sole-fillet flap.


Flame burn; Island pedicled sole-fillet flap; B-K amputation
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