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Heterotopic ossification arising from an anterolateral thigh free flap donor site: a previously unreported phenomenon

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Heterotopic ossification is defined as abnormal bone deposition within non-skeletal tissues. Although it is rare, it has been associated with a history of trauma and surgical interventions. Herein, we present the case of a 74-year-old male patient, who was referred to our specialist center with a high-grade myxofibrosarcoma affecting his left knee. After a multidisciplinary discussion, wide resection and reconstruction with a contralateral free anterolateral thigh (ALT) free flap were perform...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5999/aps.2020.02355

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2178-5161
Publisher:
Korean Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Plastic Surgery Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
5
Pages:
547-548
Publication date:
2021-09-15
Acceptance date:
2021-01-23
DOI:
EISSN:
2234-6171
ISSN:
2234-6163
Pmid:
34583443
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1199828
Local pid:
pubs:1199828
Deposit date:
2022-03-09

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