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Pseudo-swelling of Collagen in Exposed Wounds

Naturevolume 212page210 (1966) | Download Citation



THIS communication reports a false appearance of swelling of collagen fibres in exposed wounds, and comments on true swelling of the dermis as a whole.

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    Hadfield, G., Brit. J. Surg., 50, 649 (1963).

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    Winter, G. D., in Adv. Biol. of Skin, edit. by Montagna, W., and Billingham, R. E., 5, Wound Healing, 113 (Oxford, Pergamon, 1964).

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    Winter, G. D., in Prog. Biol. Sci. in Relation to Dermatology, edit. by Rook, A., and Champion, R. H., 2, 135 (London, Cambridge University Press, 1964).

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    Winter, G. D., and Scales, J. T., Nature, 197, 91 (1963).

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    • J. A. BUNTINE

    Present address: The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex


  1. Department of Physiology, Royal College of Surgeons, London

    • J. A. BUNTINE


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