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Skin grafts may be used with advantage as a “physiological dressing” to improve poor recipient sites prior to definitive grafting. In the case presented here, the repeated application of stored autograft skin to an underlying fascia lata graft eventually produced sufficient revascularisation to allow complete take of a split skin graft.
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