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Medical Term:

tubed flap


Definition: a technique for transfer of a distant skin flap in which the flap is elevated, sutured side to side to enclose raw surfaces, and its distal end inset to the recipient site.

Synonym(s): Filatov flap, Filatov-Gillies flap

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