- S P Paul
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2018 Apr 15;100(4):330-337. Epub 2018 Mar 15.
University of Queensland, School of Medicine , Brisbane, Queensland , Australia.
Objective There remains confusion between Langer's lines and wrinkle lines with respect to the optimal orientation of elliptical excisions on the trunk. This study sought to determine the directions of wound closure that would result in least wound tension after skin lesion excisions. Materials and methods Some 1181 consecutive skin lesion excisions were investigated (age range 13-95 years, median 64 years) using a tensiometer to determine directions of least wound tension. Read More