Clinical pearl

Advantages of the scalp as a split-thickness skin graft donor site

Julie Ann Amthor Croley, Jason M. Hirshburg, Richard Wagner

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Abstract

Common challenges associated with split-thickness skin graft (STSG) donor site wounds include slow healing times and poor scar cosmesis. The technique described here improves these shortcomings by utilizing a Weck knife with adjustable thickness controls to harvest STSGs from the scalp.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-370
Number of pages2
JournalCutis
Volume103
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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  • Dermatology

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Clinical pearl : Advantages of the scalp as a split-thickness skin graft donor site. / Croley, Julie Ann Amthor; Hirshburg, Jason M.; Wagner, Richard.

In: Cutis, Vol. 103, No. 6, 01.01.2019, p. 369-370.

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Croley, JAA, Hirshburg, JM & Wagner, R 2019, 'Clinical pearl: Advantages of the scalp as a split-thickness skin graft donor site', Cutis, vol. 103, no. 6, pp. 369-370.
Croley, Julie Ann Amthor ; Hirshburg, Jason M. ; Wagner, Richard. / Clinical pearl : Advantages of the scalp as a split-thickness skin graft donor site. In: Cutis. 2019 ; Vol. 103, No. 6. pp. 369-370.
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