Palatal flap

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Total palatal mucoperiosteal tissue can be raised on a single greater palatine artery. This can be transposed to cover defects in buccal mucosa, retromolar triangle, tonsillar and soft palate. Donor area left to granulate. Not pliable, contraindicated with previous RT.


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