oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The greater omentum: its use in the surgical management of severely infected leg soft tissue and bone injuries. Report of two cases

Volume 35, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Reported here are two cases of severe burn injuries and scaring of the lower extremities complicated by wound infection which included the involvement of bone. Both cases were managed successfully with the use of free omental graft transplanted to fill the extensive areas of tissue injury. Happily in both cases, amputations were prevented.

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