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CASE REPORT
Use of the facial artery-based cutaneous island flap (melo-labial flap) for reconstruction of the neopharynx following total laryngectomy: a novel technique
  1. Devendra Kumar Gupta,
  2. Rajeev Chugh,
  3. Sanajeet Kumar Singh and
  4. Seema Pati
  1. ENT-HNS, Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Devendra Kumar Gupta, docdk2000{at}yahoo.com

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  • Contributors DKG: idea of flap, design of flap, conduct of surgery, writing the manuscript, review of literature. RC: ablative surgeon, review of literature. SKS: idea of publication in BMJ and proof reading. SP: collection of data including picture and obtaining consent of the patient.

  • 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.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors DKG: idea of flap, design of flap, conduct of surgery, writing the manuscript, review of literature. RC: ablative surgeon, review of literature. SKS: idea of publication in BMJ and proof reading. SP: collection of data including picture and obtaining consent of the patient.

  • 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.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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