What is the role of cadaveric allograft in surgical wound care?

Updated: Apr 24, 2020
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: Zubin J Panthaki, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC  more...
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Answer

A cadaveric skin allograft is a useful covering for relatively deep wounds after surgical excision when the wound bed does not appear appropriate for application of an autologous skin graft. The allograft is only a temporary solution


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