"Surgical Flaps" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
- Surgical Flaps
- Surgical Flap
- Flap, Surgical
- Flaps, Surgical
- Pedicled Flap
- Flap, Pedicled
- Flaps, Pedicled
- Pedicled Flaps
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