European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 160–161 | Cite as

A cross-over pectoralis myocutaneous flap

  • R. R. Vanwijck
Case Reports


A right pectoralis major myocutaneous flap was raised and crossed over the midline to cover an exposed clavicle. This again illustrates the versatility of the pectoralis myocutaneous flap.

Key words

Pectoralis myocutaneous flap Radionecrosis Clavicle 


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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. R. Vanwijck
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  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryCliniques Universitaires Saint-LucBruxellesBelgium

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