Full-Thickness Skin Grafts Have Superior Cosmetic Outcome

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In horses requiring skin grafts to enhance wound healing, split-thickness grafts are typically used, according to Ferenc Toth, DVM, PhD, of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville; however, full-thickness grafts provide a better cosmetic appearance, which is why they usually are used to cover human facial wounds. If a horse has a wound, the body tries to repair the damage by form

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