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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 82-83

Repair of large palatal fistula using tongue flap


Pediatric Plastic Surgery Department, Child Hospital, CHU IBN SINA, Rabat, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
Fejjal Nawfal
Secteur 23, Résidence Nakhil Riad, Imm 14, Apt 4, Hay Riad, Rabat
Morocco
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.129247

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Large palatal fistulas are a challenging problem in cleft surgery. Many techniques are used to close the defect. The tongue flap is an easy and reproductible procedure for managing this complication. The authors report a case of a large palatal fistula closure with anteriorly based tongue flap.


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