Scientific publications

Transfer of the second toe to the hand in a patient with Monckeberg's sclerosis

Jun 1, 1997 | Magazine: Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery

Amillo Garayoa S., Leyes Vence M., Arriola Guenaga F.J.

We present a case of second toe to hand transfer in a 64 year old patient with Monckeberg's sclerosis, who had had first four fingers of his right hand amputated.

The result was satisfactory, even though this type of arteriosclerosis is usually considered a relative contraindication to transfer.

CIATION  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 1997 Jun;31(2):181-3