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What is the recovery time for burn scar surgery?

I was wondering about the recovery time of burn scar contractural release surgury (Z-plasty)? my 5 year old is about to have the procedure done.
Tue, 16 Feb 2010
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Hi.. For complete recovery takes at an  average of 3 months.. The initial 1 to 2 week is the dangerous period.. see a doctor immediately if there is a problem...

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