Retained suture (stitch) under skin

Retained suture (stitch) under skin

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Credit: DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Close-up of the skin of a patient, showing a suture (stitch) under the skin three weeks after a minor operation. The other sutures were previously removed with the exception of this one.

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