Regeneration of full-layer necrosed skull after high-tension electrical injury

X. W. Wang, G. Miller, R. L. Zapata-Sirvent, B. B. Roberts, W. A. Robinson

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Abstract

In 24 patients with electrical burns of the skull, the necrotic skull was treated by a new approach, which includes the use of an adjacent scalp flap to be rotated forward over the necrotic skull. The pathological findings of the full-thickness necrosed skull before and after scalp flap coverage have supported the point that subsequent regeneration of the necrosed skull occurs under the protection of a scalp flap.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-62
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Medical Journal
Volume99
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)

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