A 37-year-old female asked:
Can platelet rich plasma grow any dermis or epidermis skin?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
In order to grow dermis or epidermis, skin stem cells must be present, and specific conditions must be provided including nutrients, a scaffolding layer and no disruptive movements. Platelet Rich Plasma is the product of blood collection which is then centrifuged to concentrate the cells. It would be impossible for a random stem cell within this blood product to be able to grow into skin.
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Reviewed Oct 26, 2021
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Answered Oct 26, 2021
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