What is Skin grafts?

Category: Surgeries


See also: Skin grafts

A skin graft is a patch of skin that is surgical removed from one area of the body and transplanted to another area of the body. Skin grafting is used to bring health skin onto an area where the skin has been injured, lost or surgically removed.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Burn 5 1
Fourth degree burns 1 1
Pyoderma gangrenosum 1 0
Seizures 1 0
Third degree burns 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Skin grafts

Side effect Patients
Itchy skin 1
Pain 1


Stopped having Skin grafts

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 10
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Skin grafts.