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jump flap


Definition: a distant flap transferred in two or more stages through an intermediate carrier; an abdominal flap is tubed and attached to the wrist carrier, and at a second stage the abdominal pedicle is divided leaving it attached to the face. In a third stage, the wrist attachment is divided and attached to the face.

See Also: tubed flap

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