Groin Flap

The groin flap provides a large skin and subcutaneous tissue territory based on superficial circumflex iliac (SCIA) artery and vein. The length of the pedicle is 2 cm and the diameter 1.5 mm. The dimension of the flap can be up to 10 x 25 cm2.

Preliminary expansion of the lateral groin skin beneath the deep groin fascia will expand flap dimensions and allow direct donor site closure (Fig. 8.5).

Pedicle Groin Flap

Fig. 8.5. Groin flap

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