Table 2

shows the recurrence rate with the type of surgical reconstruction in each site
Location of Defects (total number:50) Methods of reconstruction Percentage of usage related to each region Recurrence
Axilla Rotation fasciocutaneous flap 30,4 % 39,6 %
(7 sites) (2 patients)
46 % Transposition fasciocutaneous flap (Limberg flap) 39,1 % 11,1 %
Parascapular fasciocutaneous flap (9 sites) (1 patient)
21,7 % 0 %
TDAP flap (5 sites)
ALTP flap 4,3 % 0 %
(1 site)
4,3 % 0 %
(1 site)
Inguinal Primary closure 47 % 12,5 %
34 % Split-thickness skin graft (8 sites) (1 patient)
Rotation fasciocutaneous flap 17,75 % 33,3 %
Transposition fasciocutaneous flap (3 sites) (1 patient)
17,75 % 33,3 %
Abdominoplasty (3 sites) (1 patient)
11,8 % 0 %
(2 sites)
5,8 % 0 %
(1 site)
Perianal/ Perineal 16 % Transposition fasciocutaneous flap 75 % 0 %
Gracilis musculocutaneous flap (6 sites)
25 % 0 %
(2 sites)
Gluteal Split-thickness skin graft 100 % 0 %
2 % (1 site)
Trunk Split-thickness skin graft 100 % 0 %
2 % (1 site)

Alharbi et al.

Alharbi et al. BMC Dermatology 2012 12:9   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-12-9

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