Combined treatment of digital degloving injuries: A case report

Karacalar A., Ozgenel Y., Ozcan M.

MICROSURGERY, vol.18, no.3, pp.172-175, 1998 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Journal Name: MICROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.172-175


In a digital degloving injury of four fingers, a combined treatment of tripedicle dermal flap, free hemipulp web flap, and skin graft was used. The functional and cosmetic results of the hand were satisfactory, The patient had an excellent sensory recovery in the free hemipulp web flap and did not complain of any disability from the donor site. (C) 1998 Wiley-Liss, Inc.