Postburn scars: an update.

@article{Stella2008PostburnSA,
  title={Postburn scars: an update.},
  author={Maurizio Stella and Carlotta Castagnoli and Ezio Nicola Gangemi},
  journal={The international journal of lower extremity wounds},
  year={2008},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={176-81}
}
Burn wounds give rise to the largest scars we can find in human pathology, influencing patients' quality of life. Despite the improved knowledge on pathophysiology, efficacy of the various treatments remains unsatisfactory. In this short review recent literature is examined with a focus on recent data on postburn pathological scars epidemiology and risk factors, which underline the high prevalence and the long evolution, pointing to identify this illness as a systemic inflammatory one, more… CONTINUE READING

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