PREPRINT

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Surgical Approach
  • 3. Release Contracture
  • 4. Harvest Skin Graft
  • 5. K-Wire Insertion
  • 6. Skin Graft Inset
  • 7. Local Block and Graft Site Dressing
  • 8. Post-op Remarks
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Contracture Release and Full-Thickness Skin Graft to Volar Index Finger with K-Wire Insertion

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Jonathan Friedstat, MD1; Jonah Poster2

1Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston
2Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

This case centers around a young male patient with a 1-year-old burn scar on his volar index finger that keeps the finger flexed and prevents it from being straightened. Here, Dr. Friedstat releases the contracture and places a full-thickness skin graft from the right groin crease. A K-wire was also used to prevent flexion of the finger during the healing process.

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Article Information
Publication DateN/A
Article ID287
Production ID0287
VolumeN/A
Issue287
DOI
https://doi.org/10.24296/jomi/287