J Korean Knee Soc.  2004 Dec;16(2):208-213.

Treatment of Soft Tissue Defect after TKA Using Dorsalis Pedis Flap: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Seoul Sacred Heart General Hospital, Seoul, Korea. sshosp331@hanmail.net

Abstract

Skin and soft tissue defect developed after total knee arthroplasty have important influence on prosthesis survival. Thus an adequate treatment have to be performed according to the size and depth of defect. We report a case of dorsalis pedis flap for treatment of skin and soft tissue defect combined with infection after conversion total knee arthroplasty and its good result with a review of the literature.

Keyword

Total knee arthroplasty; Soft tissue defect; Dorsalis pedis flap

MeSH Terms

Arthroplasty
Knee
Prosthesis Failure
Skin
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