The ulnar digital artery perforator flap for little finger reconstruction




Ulnar artery perforator flap, Perforator flap, Little finger reconstruction


An ulnar digital artery perforator flap has been used for little finger reconstruction. The flap is found to have a reliable blood supply, it is being perfused by a constant sizeable perforator. This paper helps describes a case report of a patient with injury to little finger with exposed bone for which a ulnar digital artery perforator flap was done. The position of the perforator was confirmed intraoperatively by an exploratory incision before committing to the distal incision. The flap used to cover the flexor aspect of the little finger has given good result.


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