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Contracture Release and Full-Thickness Skin Graft to Volar Index Finger with K-Wire Insertion

Jonathan Friedstat, MD1; Jonah Poster2

1Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston
2Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

This case centers around a young male patient with a 1-year-old burn scar on his volar index finger that keeps the finger flexed and prevents it from being straightened. Here, Dr. Friedstat releases the contracture and places a full-thickness skin graft from the right groin crease. A K-wire was also used to prevent flexion of the finger during the healing process.

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