JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY, vol.17, no.3, pp.157-161, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY
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The use of a cross-leg free flap and consequent limb salvage was successfully performed in a 10-year-old boy with a compound open fracture of the tibia, involving extensive skin and soft-tissue loss. This method should be kept in mind, as it may sometimes, in an emergency situation, lead to lower-extremity salvage, as in the case reported.