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Descriptor English:   Surgical Flaps 
Descriptor Spanish:   Colgajos Quirúrgicos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Retalhos Cirúrgicos 
Synonyms English:   Flap, Pedicled
Flap, Surgical
Flaps, Pedicled
Flaps, Surgical
Island Flaps
Pedicled Flap
Pedicled Flaps
Surgical Flap  
Tree Number:   A10.850.710
Definition English:   Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region. 
Indexing Annotation English:   includes skin & muscle tissue but do not specify site or tissue unless particularly discussed; do not coordinate with TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS
History Note English:   80 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects BS blood supply
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
IM immunology IR innervation
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
SD supply & distribution SU surgery
TR transplantation TD trends
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   13905 
Unique Identifier:   D013524 

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