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    Default open wound sx - i need your help

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    this one is sooo new one to me ..please give me some of your expertise on this case - and I sincerely thank you in advance !

    pt sustained knife lacerations to lt hand and rt lateral elbow.

    #1 I & D of skin and subcutaneous tissue , deep muscle fascia of hand

    #2 Exploration of radial digital nerve left index finger and ulnar digital nerve lt thumb, closure of wound measuring 6cm.

    #3 I & D of skin and subcutaneous and deep fascia, right lateral and posterior elbow area with repair of partial laceration of triceps and common extensor origin w/closure over drain.

    #1 Open wound, hand w/intact radial digital nerve, index and ulnar digital nerve thumb w/partial laceration of adductor pollicis

    #2 Open wound, rt elbow w/partial triceps laceration and laceration of common extensor origin.

    ...any and all help would be appreciated ! Thanks
    Last edited by Justarose; 02-20-2009 at 10:01 AM. Reason: delete

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