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Skin Grafting

A skin graft is a surgery in which a patch of healthy skin is removed from one body part and transplanted to another. Healthy skin replaces damaged or missing skin. Skin grafts remove skin cancer, diabetic or venous ulcers, bedsores, slow-healing wounds, burns, and very large wounds. The risks involved in this surgery are bleeding, infection, chronic pain, slow graft healing, lost skin sensation, skin discoloration, and uneven skin surface.

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How to treat complications of a reattached index fingertip?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a few questions about reconstructive surgery done on my right index fingertip. When I was two years old, my right index fingertip was chopped off by a bicycle chain. The doctor was able to reattach it without loss of feelings. But it has left me with major insecurity.   Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for putting up with the query. I have seen the attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From what it looks like, you have got a successful result of replanting the digit. However, there is a deformity of the nail. Could you please ela...  Read Full »

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