Healing of Skin wounds

Healing of Skin wounds


HEALING OF SKIN WOUNDS  (CUTANEOUS WOUND HEALING)

  • Healing of skin wounds is a classical example of combination of regeneration & repair.

Wound healing in two ways-

  1. Healing by first intention (primary union)
  2. Healing by second intention (secondary union)

a) Healing by first intention-

Sequence in primary union are-

  1. Initial hemorrhage
  2. Acute inflammatory response
  3. Epithelial changes
  4. Organization
  5. Suture tracks

b) Healing by second intention (secondary union)-

Characterised by-

  1. Open with large tissue defect
  2. Having extensive loss of tissue & cells
  3. Wound left open

Sequence of secondary intention is-

  1. Initial hemorrhage
  2. Inflammatory phase
  3. Epithelial changes
  4. Granulation tissue
  5. Wound contraction- is most prominent seen in wound healing.
  6. Presence of infection

Exam Important

Secondary intention-

  1. Initial hemorrhage
  2. Inflammatory phase
  3. Epithelial changes
  4. Granulation tissue
  5. Wound contraction- is most prominent seen in wound healing.
  6. Presence of infection
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