Some sites do well with granulation after surgery

08/9/2011 | SkinAndAllergyNews.com

The surgical site and the ability of the patient to care for wounds can help surgeons determine whether to suture or allow granulation, says Malcolm S. Ke, a clinical professor of dermatology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Superficial incisions on the eye, nose, mucosal lip, ear and scalp do well with granulation, but greater convexities are less predictable, he said. Granulated surgical wounds are easy to monitor and have a low infection rate, but healing time is long and patients must engage in daily wound care.

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