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The use of histoacryl tissue adhesive for the primary closure of scalp wounds.
  1. R J Morton,
  2. M F Gibson,
  3. J P Sloan
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, General Infirmary, Leeds, England.


    A prospective evaluation of Histoacryl tissue adhesive for the repair of simple scalp wounds is described. Fifty wounds were repaired using the adhesive and, on examination 5 days later, 49 wounds were fully healed, the remaining wound having only a small area of dehiscence. The advantage of this method of wound repair is discussed.

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