Burn scar contracture: Prevention and treatment

T. M. Buescher, B. A. Pruitt

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Contraction, a normal component of wound healing, frequently becomes pathologic in the burn wound. Prevention of contracture is preferable to treatment of established deformity, and should influence the primary mode of coverage as well as rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)804-815
Number of pages12
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994


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  • Surgery

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Buescher, T. M., & Pruitt, B. A. (1994). Burn scar contracture: Prevention and treatment. Problems in General Surgery, 11(4), 804-815.