Functional transfer of pronator quadratus free flap for thenar muscle loss

W. P.Andrew Lee, Richard S. Idler

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Abstract

A case of functional replacement for traumatic thenar muscle loss using an innervated pronator quadratus free flap is reported. The pronator quadratus matched the damaged thenar muscle in size and excursion and provided satisfactory thumb opposition in long-term follow-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-80
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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