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Skin Transplantation

Anatomy

Authors: Christian Kaare Paaskesen Med. Stud, Eirini Tsigka, MD, MSc and Magnus Avnstorp, MD.

The skin and cutaneous adnexa.

Pathophysiology

The skin is a natural barrier that prevents unwanted microorganisms from entering the body. Deep Burns and large wounds create defects in this barrier, which increases the likelihood of infection, substance losses and higher mortality(1).

References

  1. Shimizu R, Kishi K. Skin graft. Plast Surg Int. 2012;2012:563493. doi:10.1155/2012/563493

Acknowledgments

IllustrationsChristian Kaare Paaskesen Med. Stud.

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