Squamous cell carcinoma in discoid lupus erythematosus: Reconstruction with a free forearm fasciocutaneous flap


KESİKTAŞ E. , Yavuz M. , Gencel E. , Kesiktas N. N.

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY, vol.42, no.5, pp.271-273, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/02844310601159881
  • Title of Journal : SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.271-273

Abstract

We present the first free flap operation to our knowledge for a patient with squamous cell carcinoma on a lesion of discoid lupus erythematosus. Although the disease affects the skin, the defect was reconstructed successfully with a free radial forearm fasciocutaneous flap.