Rerouting Vessels and Nerves From Other Digits in Replanting an Avulsed and Degloved Thumb

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In avulsion and degloving injuries of amputated thumbs, we have rotated nearby neurovascular bundles and dorsal digital vessels to restore circulation and sensation. This has been done in 5 patients, and 3 thumbs survived with preservation of length and good function.

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