Traumatic injuries to the distal forearm present a challenging problem for soft tissue coverage. There is a need for a local flap to provide a vascularized soft tissue bed. This article demonstrates the anatomic basis that enables the pronator quadratus muscle potentially to fulfill these needs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)423-427
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


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