Place Incision Perpendicular to the Surface of Nonhairbearing Skin

Except in some very specific regions, an incision perpendicular to the skin surface permits the wound margins to be reapproximated in an accurate, layer-to-layer fashion. Incisions performed obliquely to the surface of the skin are susceptible to marginal necrosis and overlapping of the edges during closure. Incisions in hair-bearing tissue, however, should parallel the direction of the hair so that fewer follicles are transected. An oblique incision requires a more meticulous closure because of the tendency of the margins to overlap during suturing. Subcutaneous may have to be placed more deeply to avoid necrosis of an oblique edge overlap

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