Defects from burns of the lower extremity involving bone were closed by transposing nearby muscle and covering by split-thickness skin grafts in three patients. The outcome was successful and the rehabilitation period was considerably shortened. The method is recommended as a relatively simple way of managing a difficult problem.
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