Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Volume 40, Issue 6, June 2011

Ruffled wound suturing Closing wounds with sides of unequal lengths

Dai Tran
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Wounds that have sides of unequal length can be closed using a simple traditional dressmaker’s 'ruffle pattern'. This technique has the potential to reduce the need to correct ‘dog ears’ (standing cones), by excising Burrow triangles.

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