• Neuroma Formation following Fascicular Turnover Flap Nerve Repair

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Fascicular turnover flap is a viable option for nerve gap repair. This method's advantages include the needlessness of additional nerve sacrifice as well as the possibility to reconstruct a nerve gap with well-vascularised nerve; its utility has been described both experimentally and clinically.Nonetheless, a risk of postoperative neuroma formation actually exist. In the fascicular turnover flap nerve repair, part of the nerve fascicles become blind-ending, and complete coaptation of all nerve fascicles is difficult, which may end up forming a neuroma.
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