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English: Phases of wound healing. Limits vary within faded intervals, mainly by wound size and healing conditions, but image does not include major impairments that cause chronic wounds.
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Inflammation and upper limit of beginning of maturation and remodeling, as well as its ending:

Lower limit of beginning of maturation and remodeling, and equivalent limit for fibroplasia and granulation tissue formation:

  • Fig. 9-1. The cellular, biochemical, and mechanical phases of wound healing. Pollock, Raphael E.; F. Charles Brunicardi; Dana Lynne Andersen; Billiar, Timothy R.; Dunn, David; Hunter, John G.; Matthews, Jeffrey J. () Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Ninth Edition, McGraw-Hill Professional ISBN: 0-07-154769-X.

Vasoconstriction and vasodilation:

  • Stadelmann W.K., Digenis A.G. and Tobin G.R. (1998). Physiology and healing dynamics of chronic cutaneous wounds. The American Journal of Surgery 176 (2): 26S-38S. PMID 9777970 Hamilton, Ont. B.C. Decker, Inc. Electronic book

Angiogenesis:

  • Nguyen, D.T., Orgill D.P., Murphy G.F. (2009). Chapter 4: The Pathophysiologic Basis for Wound Healing and Cutaneous Regeneration. Biomaterials For Treating Skin Loss. CRC Press (US) & Woodhead Publishing (UK/Europe), Boca Raton/Cambridge, p. 25-57. (ISBN 978-1-4200-9989-9 Invalid ISBN, ISBN 978-1-84569-363-3)

Polymorphonuclear neutrophils and ending of fibroplasia and granulation tissue formation:

Macrophages:

Upper limit of beginning of fibroplasia and granulation tissue formation (collagen deposition), epithelialization and contraction:

  • Romo T. and Pearson J.M. 2005. Wound Healing, Skin. Emedicine.com. Accessed December 27, 2006.

Additional note on contraction:

Percentage of normal tissue strength:

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current05:24, 18 January 2011Thumbnail for version as of 05:24, 18 January 20116,338 × 1,236 (859 KB)Mikael HäggströmMoved info in infobox to image page instead.
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