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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 135, Issue 3–4, pp 203–205 | Cite as

Extended subgaleal fascia — Pericranial temporalis flap for skull base reconstruction

  • A. Goel
  • D. Gahankari
Technical Notes

Summary

An extended subgaleal fascia pericranial flap based on the temporalis muscle is described. The flap receives its vascular nourishment from the arteries supplying the temporalis muscle and from the superficial temporal artery. The long length of the flap and the ease of its rotation was used effectively to close anterior skull basel defects.

Keywords

Galea pericranium cranial base reconstruction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Goel
    • 1
  • D. Gahankari
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryK.E.M. HospitalParel, BombayIndia
  2. 2.Department of Plastic SurgeryK.E.M. HospitalParel, BombayIndia

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