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Distally based cross finger flap is a simple flap based around the IP joints of the fingers and has excellent reach and adaptability. This flap can be used for variety of defects and has robust blood supply. Due to its dimensions, reach, and easy positioning this is an excellent option for most of the defects around the digits.

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Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery
Volume / Volumen: 45
Number / Número: 3
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 504-511
Year / Año: 2012
Month / Mes: september

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Principal institution where the research took place
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Jubilee Mission medical college and hospital., MUSCAT, MUSACT, Oman

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Koul AR, Patil RK, Philip VK. Complex extensor tendon injuries: early active motion following single-stage reconstruction. J Hand Surg Eur 33(6):753-759, 2008.
Koul AR, Patil RK, Krishnarao R, Philip V. Extensor digitorum brevis muscle flap: modified approach preserving extensor retinaculum. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 66(3):835-839, 2009.
Koul AR, Patil RK, Krishnarao R, Philip V. Traction splints: effective nonsurgical way of managing proximal phalanx fractures. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 66(6):1641-1646, 2009.
Patil RK, Koul AR. Early active mobilisation versus immobilisation after extrinsic extensor tendon repair: A prospective randomised trial. Indian J Plast Surg 45(1):29-37, 2012.
Tharayil J, Patil RK. Reverse peroneal artery flap for large defects of ankle and foot: A reliable reconstructive technique. Indian J Plast Surg 45(1):45-52, 2012.

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Distally Based Cross-Finger Flaps for Amputation Stumps in Avulsion Amputations

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Faiza Qari1

1 Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Arabia Saudí, Consultant

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