Early excision and skin grafting of selected burns of the face and neck.

@article{Jonsson1991EarlyEA,
  title={Early excision and skin grafting of selected burns of the face and neck.},
  author={Cathrine Jonsson and C. J. Dalsgaard},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={
          83-92; discussion 93-4
        }
}
Since 1979, 16 patients with facial and neck burns have been treated with excision and skin grafting within the first 4 days of injury. The injuries were tangentially excised and immediately covered with split-thickness skin grafts. Detailed consecutive results are presented. The patients can be divided into three groups. Group 1 consisted of small subdermal or circumscribed deep dermal burns of the face (n = 8). Healing was quick. Some patients developed signs of overgrafting. As a late result… CONTINUE READING

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