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The Horizontal Myocutaneous Infrahyoid Island Flap for Soft-Tissue Head and Oral Reconstruction: Step-by-Step Video Description

Verbruggen, Charlie, M.D.; Majoufre, Claire, M.D., Ph.D.; Derosamel, Laure, M.D.; Dubreuil, Pierre-Antoine, M.D.; Vallade, Gabrielle, M.D.; Mage, Caroline, M.D.; Sessiecq, Quentin, M.D.; Bondaz, Mathieu, M.D.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2017 - Volume 140 - Issue 4 - p 598e-600e
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003699
Reconstructive: Head and Neck: Video+
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Summary: A clinical case is presented of a 70-year-old woman suffering from a right hemilingual epidermoid carcinoma. A step-by-step video description of the regional infrahyoid island flap is presented and narrated. Long-term results at 2 months in terms of aesthetics and function at the recipient and donor sites are excellent.

CLINICAL QUESTION/LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Therapeutic, V.

Bordeaux, France

From the Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, University of Bordeaux Segalen.

Received for publication December 26, 2016; accepted April 4, 2017.

Disclosure:The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article.

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Charlie Verbruggen, M.D., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Pellegrin Hospital, CHU, Place Amélie Raba Léon, 33076 Bordeaux, France, charlie.verbruggen@gmail.com

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