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Figure 6: (a) Soft tissue defect after resection of tongue squamous cell carcinoma, (b) Squamous cell carcinoma. Islands of malignant squamous epithelium (H and E, x400), (c) Preservation of facial artery during SOHND. Glandular branches and submental artery are ligated, (d) Inferiorly based buccinator myomucosal islanded flap that contains facial artery and vein turned under mandibular border and brought medial to the mandible, (e) Reconstructed defect, (f) buccal fat pad transposition, (g) Schematic picture

Figure 6: (a) Soft tissue defect after resection of tongue squamous cell carcinoma, (b) Squamous cell carcinoma. Islands of malignant squamous epithelium (H and E, x400), (c) Preservation of facial artery during SOHND. Glandular branches and submental artery are ligated, (d) Inferiorly based buccinator myomucosal islanded flap that contains facial artery and vein turned under mandibular border and brought medial to the mandible, (e) Reconstructed defect, (f) buccal fat pad transposition, (g) Schematic picture