ABSTRACT: Burn injuries after latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction
in a cold climate
The transposed and 'native' skin of a reconstructed breast using
autogenous tissue transfer has impaired sensation.
of thermal injury following latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction
Both cases were due to the overnight application
of a hot-water bottle to the reconstructed breast.
that all patients should be warned of this potential complication
especially in cold climates.
[07/03/2002; The Breast]
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