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Minor wound repair with tissue adhesives (cyanoacrylates)

Susan Lipsett, MD
Section Editors
Anne M Stack, MD
Allan B Wolfson, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


Laceration repair with tissue adhesives is discussed here. Repair of surgical incisions with tissue adhesives and information concerning wound preparation and irrigation, topical and infiltrative anesthesia, and wound closure with sutures or staples is found separately as follows:

(See "Overview of topical hemostatic agents and tissues adhesives".)

(See "Minor wound preparation and irrigation".)

(See "Topical anesthetics in children".)

(See "Subcutaneous infiltration of local anesthetics".)

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