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Scalp as a donor site.

Authors
  • Taylor, J W
  • Wilmore, D W
  • Peterson, H D
  • Pruitt, B A Jr
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1977
Volume
133
Issue
2
Pages
218–220
Identifiers
PMID: 835796
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our experience in twenty-six patients suggests that the scalp is an excellent source of split thickness skin grafts. Healing is rapid, infection is rare, and the regrowth of hair conceals the donor site.

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