Surgery MCQ 90

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A patient with gross fecal contamination and peritonitis from a ruptured sigmoid diverticulum has his midline wound left open to heal by secondary intention. Which of the following statement(s) describes this healing process?

a. Wounds healing in this fashion have an altered sequence of healing compared to a primarily closed wound

b. A bed of granulation tissue forms over exposed subcutaneous tissue

c. Epithelialization is enhanced in the face of bacterial colonization

d. The ability of a wound to form granulation tissue is dependent on the blood supply of the tissue


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