Reconstruction of a Severe Chest Electrical Burn Injury, Case Report  

Mohamed Y H Abdelrahman1 , Khansa Osman1 , Alwaleed Mohd Alamin2 , Ali Idris Abubakr1
1. Military Hospital, Department of Plastic& Reconstructive Surgery
2. El Ribat University Hospital
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International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2012, Vol. 2, No. 1   doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2012.02.0001
Received: 26 Mar., 2012    Accepted: 19 Apr., 2012    Published: 25 Apr., 2012
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Abdelrahman, 2012, Reconstruction of a Severe Chest Electrical Burn Injury, Case Report, International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, Vol.2, No.1 1-4 (doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2012. 02.0001)

Abstract

The aim of this case is to show the usefulness of early debridement and resurfacing of burn injuries in difficult areas like the chest wall. The successful techniques of using a Lattisimus dorsi myocutaneous flap in the management of this case represents a good reconstructive method to be applied.

Keywords
Chest Injury; Electrical burn; Reconstruction
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