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Do I need skin grafting after a fasciotomy surgery?

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In brief: Maybe

If there is a sizeable open wound that would be too large to be expected to heal on its own, then it may likely need skin grafting.
Depends on the amount of local swelling, signs of infection or not, and how healthy the tissues are in the area.

In brief: Maybe

If there is a sizeable open wound that would be too large to be expected to heal on its own, then it may likely need skin grafting.
Depends on the amount of local swelling, signs of infection or not, and how healthy the tissues are in the area.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Greg Sexton
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Possibly

It depends on big it is.
Usually fasciotomy sites heal quickly enough that skin grafts are not necessary. If it is large, then skin grafting might make it heal a little faster.

In brief: Possibly

It depends on big it is.
Usually fasciotomy sites heal quickly enough that skin grafts are not necessary. If it is large, then skin grafting might make it heal a little faster.
Dr. Greg Sexton
Dr. Greg Sexton
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