Asian Spine J.  2010 Jun;4(1):44-47. 10.4184/asj.2010.4.1.44.

Treatment for the Lumbosacral Soft Tissue Defect after Spine Surgery

  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maryknoll Hospital, Busan, Korea.
  • 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, West Busan Centum Hospital, Busan, Korea.


The lumbosacral area is one of the most frequently operated spine regions because of the prevalence of disease in that area. Although a lumbosacral soft tissue defect after surgery due to inflammation and other causes is rare, such soft tissue defects are difficult to treat. Therefore, suitable methods for treating lumbosacral soft tissue defects are necessary. Therefore, this study introduces a case-treated with a transverse lumbosacral rotational flap.


Lumbar spine; Lumbosacral flap; Soft tissue defect
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