Skip to Content

Estlander flap

Pronunciation: est'lahn-der

Definition: a full-thickness flap of the lip, transferred from the side of one lip to the same side of the other lip and vascularized by the labial artery. Distinguished from the Abbe flap by its location adjacent to the commissure rather than at the midline.

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide