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

Julie Ann Amthor Croley, Jason M. Hirshburg, Richard F. 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 - 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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