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sQuiz your knowledge: How would you reconstruct? Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018

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Complejo Asistencial Universitario de León. Department of Dermatology, Altos de Navas s/n, 24080 León, Spain

An 80-year-old woman with a 3×2.5-cm squamous cell carcinoma on the outer side of the right leg was referred to the dermatology department for surgical treatment (figure 1A). Reconstruction of defects in the lower extremities represents a surgical challenge due to the trophic and vascular disturbances of the anatomical region.   Which surgical procedure would you recommend? Answer: The keystone fasciocutaneous flap The keystone fasciocutaneous flap is a trapezoidal advancement flap [...]