Case Reports and Series| Volume 51, ISSUE 4, P504-508, July 2012

Plantar Heel Reconstruction with a Sensate Plantar Medial Artery Musculocutaneous Pedicled Island Flap after Wide Excision of Melanoma


      Reconstruction of soft tissue defects in the plantar heel pad presents a surgical challenge that requires replacing the lost tissue with another tissue having similarly unique physical characteristics. This case report describes a reconstruction of the plantar heel pad after wide excision of a heel melanoma, using a sensate plantar medial artery musculocutaneous pedicled island flap.

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