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Reversed Adipofascial Flap for Hindfoot Soft Tissue Defect combined with Open Calcaneal Fracture: A Case Report
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc. 2006;10:105-108
Published online June 1, 2006
© 2006 J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.

Ahn, Jae-Hoon;Kang, Jong-Won;Lee, Young-Geun;Choy, Won-Sik

Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Open calcaneal fractures are potentially devastating hindfoot injuries, in which the status of soft tissue envelope is very important. The reversed adipofascial flap has a merit of simplicity and minimal complication compared to free tissue transfer. We report of a case of open calcaneal fracture with soft tissue defect of hindfoot, which was successfully treated with reversed adipofascial flap.
Keywords : Open calcaneal fracture; Soft tissue defect; Reversed adipofascial flap

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