Video: Placing multiple punctate relaxing incisions: Part 2 (3:34)


When a wound, especially one on a distal limb, is too wide for adequate skin apposition, consider creating these small incisions to relax the surrounding skin and allow for good closure.

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Acknowledgment: Thank you to Lori Lind, RVT, Gladstone Animal Clinic, Gladstone, MO, for her assistance during the demonstration.

Editor's Note: This technique was demonstrated on a canine specimen obtained from a specimen supply company.

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