Presutures for skin stretching: Step 6A (large photo)

Presutures for skin stretching: Step 6A (large photo)

May 29, 2009
By staff
Finally, remove the lesion or débride the wound, and close the wound by using simple interrupted sutures. However, if you think a tension-type suture is indicated, such a pattern can be used. Some undermining may still be needed to close the skin.
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