The gluteus maximus myocutaneous flap is modified to obviate the necessity of a skin graft to the donor defect. This is a sufficiently large flap which, in the event of a recurrence, can be rerotated. The design and surgical technique of this flap for ischial and sacral pressure sores are described. This flap was used for 36 pressure sores without loss of any portion of the flap.
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