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 [...]