Regenerative healing in fetal skin: a review of the literature.

Abstract

In mature skin, wound repair typically begins with hemostasis and inflammation. This is followed by a proliferative phase with reepithelialization, angiogenesis, and collagen production, and ends with the generation of a permanent scar. However, animal studies and clinical observations have shown that a different type of healing occurs in fetal skin in the… (More)

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