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Total Soft Palate Reconstruction Using the Palatal Island and Lateral Pharyngeal Wall Flaps

The palatal island flap has been well described for head and neck cancer reconstruction to repair defects in oropharyngeal sites. In this article THANC reports on the use and advantages of utilizing the palatal island flap in conjunction with the lateral pharyngeal wall flap in a single-staged reconstruction of large soft palate defects.
Authors

William E. Karle, BS; Sumeet M. Anand, MD, MSc; Jason B. Clain, BS; Sophie Scherl, BA; Mark L. Urken, MD, FACS

Published by

The Laryngoscope, November 2012

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