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What is dehiscence? What do they do about it?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Tissue opening

A dehiscence in medicine refers to the coming apart, separation or opening of tissues.
Sometimes this occurs in a surgical wound. Repair is surgical, depending on the extent and severity of the dehiscence.

In brief: Tissue opening

A dehiscence in medicine refers to the coming apart, separation or opening of tissues.
Sometimes this occurs in a surgical wound. Repair is surgical, depending on the extent and severity of the dehiscence.
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