Initial Attempts at Wound Coverage - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This medical exhibit features a lateral view of the right foot and ankle illustrating the post-accident external appearance. This image reveals the dramatic degloving wound with skin torn away from the dorsal and lateral aspect of the foot and ankle revealing the underlying extensor tendons and bone. The key steps of the anterolateral thigh flap graft and skin grafting procedure to cover the extensive foot wound are shown. These images include the harvest and placement of the large myocutaneous flap from the thigh and the harvest and placement of the skin grafts from the opposite thigh.