Case Reports in Medicine / 2014 / Article / Fig 2

Case Report

Reverse Abdominoplasty Flap in Reconstruction of Post-Bilateral Mastectomies Anterior Chest Wall Defect

Figure 2

(a) Soft tissue defect over the anterior chest wall following bilateral mastectomies measuring 15 × 36 cm with exposed ribs and intercostal muscles on the right side and pectoralis major muscle on the left. Also of note is the skin discoloration following neoadjuvant radiotherapy. (b) Complete closure of anterior chest wall soft tissue defect following advancement of reverse abdominoplasty flap superiorly. Closure was done in layers with nonabsorbable sutures.
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