Repair of large palatal fistula using tongue flap

  • F Nawfal
  • B Hicham
  • B Achraf
  • B Rachid
Keywords: Cleft surgery, fistula, palate, tongue flap

Abstract

Large palatal fi stulas are a challenging problem in cleft surgery. Many  techniques are used to close the defect. The tongue fl ap is an easy and reproductible procedure for managing this complication. The authors report a case of a large palatal fi stula closure with anteriorly based tongue fl ap.

Key words: Cleft surgery, fistula, palate, tongue flap

Published
2014-04-28
Section
Articles

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