Federico Biglioli, Marco Pedrazzoli, Dimitri Rabbiosi, Giacomo Colletti, Valeria Colombo, Alice Frigerio, Luca Autelitano
Abstract:Radical treatment of parotid neoplasms may lead to complex parotid defects that present functional and aesthetic reconstructive challenges. We report our experience using the lateral thoracic wall as a single donor site. Between 2003 and 2009, four patients with malignant tumours in the parotid gland underwent radical parotidectomy and simultaneous reconstruction using a perforator latissimus dorsi cutaneous free flap (de-epithelialized and entire skin paddle in two cases each). A thoracodorsal nerve graft was…
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