J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.  2006 Jun;10(1):105-108.

Reversed Adipofascial Flap for Hindfoot Soft Tissue Defect combined with Open Calcaneal Fracture: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Eulji University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. jhahn@eulji.ac.kr

Abstract

Open calcaneal fractures are potentially devastating hindfoot injuries, in which the status of soft tissue envelope is very important. The reversed adipofascial flap has a merit of simplicity and minimal complication compared to free tissue transfer. We report of a case of open calcaneal fracture with soft tissue defect of hindfoot, which was successfully treated with reversed adipofascial flap.

Keyword

Open calcaneal fracture; Soft tissue defect; Reversed adipofascial flap
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