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ABBE FLAP [1 record]

Record 1 1987-12-18


Subject field(s)
  • Surgery
  • The Skin

A cross-lip flap, usually for reconstructing the upper lip. The triangular flap from the central part of the donor lip is rotated through 180 degrees as a small pedicle and sutured into the defect in the other lip.


  • Chirurgie
  • Appareil cutané

Un lambeau type Abbé est indiqué en cas de déficit médian. Son pédicule est situé en regard du milieu du déficit labial supérieur.


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