We provide a case report of reconstruction of a massive chest wall defect after recurrent phyllodes tumour resections. The reconstruction used a bipedicled groin and latissimus dorsi flap, with composite rib autologous reconstruction. The patient successfully recovered from the operation. Our case illustrates the applicability of this flap in the armamentarium of anterior chest wall reconstructive options.
- plastic and reconstructive surgery
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Contributors TB: primary author. LJ: gathered patient data and photos; involved in the case. OJM: editor and advisor. H-CC: primary surgeon, senior author and adviser to the paper.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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