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Pseudo-swelling of Collagen in Exposed Wounds

Naturevolume 212page210 (1966) | Download Citation

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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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    • J. A. BUNTINE

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

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

    • J. A. BUNTINE

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