• Early excision of the burn, immediate autografting, reduction of the fracture, and stabilization with a plaster-of-paris cast is offered as an alternative method for managing burns with associated long-bone fractures. The opportunity to excise and immediately autograft a burn wound requires rethinking of the entire problem of burns associated with a fracture.
(Arch Surg 114:1141-1142, 1979)
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