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Clin Plast Surg. 1990 Jul;17(3):493-501.

Wound healing in diabetes mellitus.

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Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is a complex metabolic disorder whose components have several direct and indirect effects on the healing of wounds. This article examines how diabetes affects wound healing from the standpoint of alterations in the microvasculature, nerve function, and the immune system.

PMID:
2199140
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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