secondary intention

secondary intention

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Small scalp ACC lesions can heal by secondary intention with supportive wound care, whereas larger defects may require bone or skin grafting.
Because donor sites heal by secondary intention, these areas require considerable physiological resources to heal, and several weeks before they are available for reharvest.
Healing of an amputated fingertip by secondary intention using similar semi-permeable dressings has not been well studied, and skin grafts remain the standard of care.
Those of us, who were not lucky enough to witness it from far, are not it a position to judge what the secondary intention of the organizers was, on the assumption that the primary one would have been to making money - a lot of it.
Case series of both primary closure and healing by secondary intention have both shown good results.
NPWT should be considered primarily with any surgical wound healing by secondary intention.
Thirteen patients underwent secondary closure of the wound under local anesthesia 18 patients required coverage with split thickness skin graft and 7 patients healed with secondary intention.
The denuded hard palate near the dental arcade was allowed to heal by secondary intention.
Surgical excision with healing by secondary intention has been reported to cause fewer recurrences than surgical excision with primary closure.
Total wide excision and healing with secondary intention or flaps and grafts is the only curative procedure in advanced cases.
After the surgery, tonsillar fossa is left open to heal by secondary intention and is contaminated by oropharangeal bacteria.

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