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Question Scar tissue formation and wound healing

An appendectomy is performed on a 23-year-old man with acute appendicitis, and the incision is closed with sutures. Which of the following stages in wound healing is most important in the synthesis of scar tissue?

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A. Cross-linking of tropocollagen
B. Granulation tissue formation
C. Macrophage infiltrate
D. Neutrophil infiltrate
E. Replacement of type III collagen
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Replacement of collagen type III
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I think B is the best answer, whats the right one?
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I think B is the best answer, whats the right one?
this one is from usmle consult and the answer says :B

but in a neat surgically incised wound, is granulation tissue formation most important step?
neone?
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Wound healing by 1 indention so mostly a
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B.. yes granulation tissue formation is most important in any scar formation
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B. Granulation Tissue
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replacement ov type 3 collagen i think
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its B as granulation tissue is base for for any wound healing
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I think B is correct.
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