volume 39, issue 3, P206-208 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.03.012
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Siham Kerrary, Thomas Schouman, Amanda Cox, Chloe Bertolus, Guillaume Febrer, Jacques Charles Bertrand

Abstract: Donor site morbidity for free fibula osteofasciocutaneous flaps has rarely been reported in the literature. We report on a case of acute compartment syndrome (ACS) in a 22-year-old male, following fibula flap harvest for mandibular reconstruction and arising after post-ischemic reperfusion damage. Dissection during this patient's surgery was unusually difficult. The skin defect was covered with a loose dressing while waiting for secondary grafting. Intracompartmental pressures measured by the Wick catheter tec…

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