Document Detail


Successful thumb reconstruction after tumor resection by immediate toe transfer in a 67-year-old patient: Case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22484246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Age is a limiting factor for microsurgery. We report the case of a 67-year-old patient with a malignant tumor on the right thumb, treated by amputation and immediate reconstruction by partial transfer of the hallux, with an excellent result, but venous swelling at the fourth day that required a controlled bleeding for 3days. In the light of this observation, we think that there is no age limit for reconstruction of a thumb by toe transfer, either cosmetically or functionally.
Authors:
T Awada; S Facca; P A Liverneaux
Related Documents :
22817336 - Osteomyelitis of a long bone due to fusobacterium nucleatum and actinomyces meyeri in a...
11410136 - Severe audiovestibular loss following ear syringing for wax removal.
11073476 - Complications of a retrograde intubation in a trauma patient.
10554376 - Paraplegia following intraoperative celiac plexus injection.
1862026 - Severe febrile mucha-habermann's disease in children: case report and review of the lit...
2672396 - Symptomatic xanthogranuloma of the third ventricle: report of two cases and review of t...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirurgie de la main     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1769-6666     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100937750     Medline TA:  Chir Main     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier SAS.
Affiliation:
Hand Surgery Department, Strasbourg University Hospitals, 10, avenue Baumann, 67403 Illkirch, France.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Treatment of radiocarpal degenerative osteoarthritis by radioscapholunate arthrodesis: Long-term fol...
Next Document:  Bacteriohemerythrin bolsters the activity of the particulate methane monooxygenase (pMMO) in Methylo...