Correspondence and Communication| Volume 62, ISSUE 12, e639-e640, December 2009

Primary closure of large inelastic wounds with the use of a tension relief bridging device

Published:January 28, 2009DOI:
      A 47-year-old, paraplegic, obese woman was referred to our department because of a chronic wound problem at the lateral side of her right thigh. The wound had previously been managed with all types of bandages and topical therapies for more than a year. The wound was formerly thought to originate from a pressure ulcer caused by chronic compression while sitting in a wheelchair.
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