The reverse latissimus dorsi muscle flap for closure of meningomyelocele

C. A. VanderKolk, M. H. Adson, Thomas R Stevenson

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Abstract

Closure of the meningomyelocele wound requires stable coverage of the dural repair. In the case presented, multiple conventional attempts at reconstruction failed. A modification of the 'reverse' latissimus dorsi flap is presented that successfully managed this low lumbar defect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)454-456
Number of pages3
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume81
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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