The surgical flap shown in the picture below is a suitable option for which among the following ?
A. Large lower lip defects.
B. Small lower lip defects.
C. Large upper lip defects.
D. Small upper lip defects.
The Karapandzic flap is a suitable option for large lower lip defects. The neurovascular pedicles are preserved allowing for adequate sensation and motor function. Since no additional tissue is advanced, a limitation is microstomia.