The skin hook is a simple and practical instrument used in maxillofacial, plastic, and dermatological surgery to minimise undesirable trauma to the skin. With the reduction in injuries and gentler handling of skin, there will also be a decreased incidence of wound infection and inflammation.
- Popkin G.L.
- Brodie S.J.
The versatile skin hook.
Arch Dermatol. 1962; 86: 343-344
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Published online: November 22, 2019
Accepted: October 29, 2019
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