Utility of the Digital Fillet Flap

Suhail Masadeh, Pedro Rodriguez, Alec J. Dierksheide, Peter A. Crisologo

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Abstract

The digital fillet flap provides a good option for coverage of forefoot soft tissue deficits. Understanding of the anatomy, coupled with careful patient selection, improves surgical outcomes. Similar to other fasciocutaneous flaps, the surgeon needs to be familiar with delay techniques and proper inset to minimize complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)775-787
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Volume37
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Digital fillet
  • Filleted flap
  • Soft tissue deficit
  • Toe fillet
  • Ulcer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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