Table 2: Origin of free flaps used for the different exenteration defects.

Classification of Exenteration/Flaps Used/Defect Number of Cases
Type 1: Exenteration alone
Radial forearm 2
Ulnar forearm 1
Rectus abdominis 1
Type 2: Exenteration without entry to the cranial cavity
Rectus abdominis
Maxillectomy 2
Zygoma and maxillary sinus 1
Maxillectomy, ethmoidectomy and partial rhinotomy 1
Maxillectomy, sphenoid mucosa, coronoid process, hard palate 1
Maxillectomy and ethmoidectomy 1
Anterolateral thigh
Frontal bone (orbital rim) 1
Maxillectomy, ethmoidectomy, lateral orbital wall, inferior turbinate, temporal coronoid process 1
Radial Forearm
Lateral orbital wall 1
Frontal bone and sinus 1
Ulnar forearm
Frontal sinus, medial orbital wall, nasal bone, wide excision of forehead skin 1
Type 3: Exenteration with entry to the cranial cavity
Rectus abdominis
Maxillectomy, sphenoid sinus mucosa, frontal lobe 1
Maxillectomy, cranial floor 1
Forehead skin and dura excision (via craniotomy) 1
Anterolateral thigh
Zygoma, partial nasal bone and frontal lobe resection 1
Frontal bone of orbital roof, frontal lobe dura 1