Atlas of Foreign Materials
A suture material typically used to close surface layers in a wound. It is usually braided, producing a characteristic “packeted” pattern.
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Silk Suture 2x
Silk Suture 4x
Silk Suture 10x
Silk Suture polarized
Images courtesy of Tufts University School of Dentistry and Long Island Jewish Medical Center