Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 77, Issue 6, pp 551–553 | Cite as

Random Cheek Skin Flap: a Simple Alternative for Intraoral Defects

  • Mayank PancholiEmail author
  • Anuradha Pancholi
Surgical Techniques and Innovations


Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma is one of the common cancers in India. The lesion usually presents as an ulcer and sometimes as a nodule. A variety of premalignant lesions and submucous fibrosis are common. The mucosal defect after resection needs to be covered. We present a new and simpler way of reconstruction of the oral cavity lining by using extra cheek skin.


Newer technique Intraoral reconstruction Random cheek flap Simple alternative for intraoral defects Head and neck flaps 


Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologySri Aurobindo Institute of Medical SciencesIndoreIndia
  2. 2.Kilkari Fertility and Test-Tube Baby CentreUjjainIndia

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