myAO CMF clinical case roundup on RFFF reconstruction of the Upper Lip 
The radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is a flap with ideal characteristics for lip reconstruction because it is thin and can be folded to restore both the skin and the inner lining. 

In this month's CMF Clinical Case Roundup, myAO is featuring the CMF winning case of the Christmas clinical case competition from Dr. Alberto Rocha Pereira, from Hospital da Luz, Lisbon/Portugal, member of the Innovation in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery group and owner of the group Distraction osteogenesis cases tips and tricks, along with a compilation of knowledge references on the topic.

We invite you to review this interesting clinical case and hope that you will find this knowledge update useful.  
Featured case on RFFF reconstruction of the upper lip  
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Relevant videos on regional flaps in maxillofacial reconstruction 
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Tongue and Neck - Hemi Glossectomy - Reconstruction with Radial Forearm Free Flap (Chinese Flap) 
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Related AO Surgery Reference for RFFF 
Recommended publications on RFFF reconstruction of the upper lip    
Functional and aesthetic outcome of different methods of reconstruction of full thickness lip defects
GMS Interdiscip Plast Reconstr Surg DGPW, Mar 8, 2022
Shaikh AI, Khan AH, Tated S, Khubchandani N
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Reconstruction of a subtotal upper lip defect with a facial artery musculomucosal flap, kite flap, and radial forearm free flap: a case report
World J Surg Oncol, Sep 28, 2018
Wang S, Zhang Z, Xu Z, Duan W
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