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This video shows a transmandibular resection of squamous cell carcinoma of the base of the tonge with floor of mouth extension, in a 67 year old patient who underwent a total laryngectomy with bilateral neck dissection 10 years ago. Total glossectomy and resection of the floor of the mouth was performed. The defect was reconstructed using a microsurgical anterolateral thigh free flap.

Author: Jose R Castello, MD. Division of Plastic Surgery, Jose R. García Berrocal, ENT Department, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro, Madrid (Spain). Filmed by Jorge Cano, DDS.

Year: 2009

Duration: 27 minutes 39 seconds

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