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History: In simple words it’s the transplantation of the skin and the tissues from a healthier side to the damaged one.
The Hindu Tilemaker Caste was the ones 2500-3000 years ago using this technique of skin transplanting, they use it to reshape the nose as a punishment. In late 19th century the more rapid techniques and procedures were used commonly by surgeons.
Skin Grafting only deals with the reconstruction regardless of the causes of damage.
- Mostly used after loss in full thickness skin and tissue burns to reconstruct the affected part.
- To cover up chronic ulcers, which are not healing up.
- After surgical removal of coetaneous malignancies.
Numerous techniques and materials are used nowadays for reconstructing and harvesting skin grafts.