ePlasty: Vol. 17
Fascia Only Anterolateral Thigh Flap for Coverage of a Dorsal Foot Defect After Sarcoma Excision
Matthew Miller, BS/BA, Mitchell A. Pet, MD, William P. Schmitt, MD, and Shannon M. Colohan, MD

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA


Correspondence: mpm79@pitt.edu
Keywords: anterolateral thigh flap, fascia flap, sarcoma, dorsal foot, free tissue transfer
Figure 1. Dorsum of right foot following sarcoma excision. The extensor tendons of the second and third toes were involved and included with the specimen. The extensor hallucis longus and fourth toe extensor tendons, in addition to metatarsal bone, are exposed in the wound. The anterior tibial vessels have been prepared for microvascular anastomosis.
Figure 2. Fascia only anterolateral thigh flap before division of the pedicle.
Figure 3. Anterolateral thigh flap after microvascular anastomosis, inset, and coverage with a meshed split thickness skin graft.



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