The supraclavicular artery Island flap in conjunction with unilateral karapandzic flap for reconstruction of lower facial defects: A Case report

  • Ata Garajei Department of Cancer Institute, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Mohammad Shirkhoda Department of Cancer Institute, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Shohreh Akrami Mail Department of Cancer Institute, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Reza Amirzargar Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Zoheir Mirzajani Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Azerbaijan Medical University, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Keywords:
Supraclavicular flap, Karapandzic flap, Facial defec, Island flap, Supraclavicular artery

Abstract

Head and neck oncologic resections leave complex defects which are challenging to reconstruct. In head and neck region, aesthetic facial units should be considered and a thin, malleable, suitable texture and color flap should be applied. Supraclavicular artery Island flap is fasciocutaneous flap, that taken from skin on the shoulder and supraclavicular area that based on supra clavicular artery. One of the advantages of the supraclavicular artery Island flap is the possibility of one-stage reconstruction with minimal morbidity. The objective of our study were to describe our initial experience using the supra clavicular artery Island flap in conjunction with karapandzic flap for reconstruction of lower facial defects. Keywords: Supraclavicular flap; Karapandzic flap; Facial defect; Island flap; Supraclavicularartery.

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Published
2020-05-16
How to Cite
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Garajei A, Shirkhoda M, Akrami S, Amirzargar R, Mirzajani Z. The supraclavicular artery Island flap in conjunction with unilateral karapandzic flap for reconstruction of lower facial defects: A Case report. J Craniomaxillofac Res. 6(4):171-174.
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