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Articles by Cary Bosworth, BS

Cary Bosworth, BS


Skin reconstruction techniques: Z-plasty as an aid to tension-free wound closure
October 1, 2004

A Z-shaped incision can be created in an area of high skin tension to allow skin relaxation and lengthening. A Z-plasty involves transposing the two interdigitating flaps of skin formed by the incision.

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