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Figure 2

From: Cervicopectoral flap in head and neck cancer surgery

Figure 2

Elevation of the flap: The flap is elevated deep to the fascia of the pectoralis major muscles, with dissection proceeding inferiomedially. Elevation above the clavicle is in a subplatysmal plane, including the superficial layer of the deep cervical fascia. Once elevation has been completed, the flap is rotated in a superior and medial direction to cover the defect in a tension-free manner.

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