Radiation Necrosis of the Pharyngeal Soft Tissue

Unique clinical entity reconstructed with previously unreported composite radial forearm flap.


We report a case of a complex defect requiring a radial forearm free flap (RFFF) including muscle. The composite flap, which involved the brachioradialis (BR) muscle and the flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) muscle, was used to reconstruct a pharyngeal wound with soft tissue damage.

Xing MH, Ansari E, O’Malley QF, Khorsandi A, Khan MN, Urken ML

Head & Neck Pathology 2020

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