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Endarterectomy wound. Close-up of a surgical wound on the thigh of an 82-year-old female patient following a femoral endarterectomy. Endarterectomy is a surgical technique for removing obstructions (such as fatty plaques - atheromas) that are causing narrowing of an artery. Here, the procedure was carried out on the femoral artery.
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