Comparison of Traditional Superficial Cutaneous Sutures Versus Steri-Strip Coaptive Film in Layered Dermatologic Closures
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The purpose of this study is to compare the cosmetic outcome between buried intradermal and superficial cutaneous suture closures versus buried intradermal sutureand superficial Steri-Strip closures in the bilayered repair of dermatologic wounds on the back following elliptical excision of benign or malignant lesions
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Outpatient dermatology clinic
18 years or greater in age
Simple excision of benign or malignant lesion on the back
Final scar length of at least 3cm
Known history of keloid formation or hypertrophic scars