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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 42  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 252--254

Vascularised fibula osteocutaneous flap for cervical spinal and posterior pharyngeal wall reconstruction


1 Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara, Kochi, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara, Kochi, India

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Subramania Iyer
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara, Kochi - 682 026
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.59294

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We report a case of vascularised fibula osteocutaneous flap used for composite cervical spinal and posterior pharyngeal wall reconstruction, in a patient with recurrent skull base chordoma, resected by an anterior approach via median labio-mandibular glossotomy approach. Bone stability and pharyngeal wall integrity were simultaneously restored






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