Published online Aug 28, 2013. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v3.i3.108
Revised: June 20, 2013
Accepted: August 12, 2013
Published online: August 28, 2013
Core tip: The current report describes the indications, design and technique of the extended pectoralis major flap in reconstructing challenging defects in the head and neck region. The flap has been shown to be safe and robust, and offers an important reconstructive option.