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Figure 6: Microphotographs taken of skin samples stained with Hematoxylin-Eosin. The size of the scale bar is 100 Ám (representative example).

A) Preoperative histologic photomicrograph of the burn scar

B) Histologic photomicrograph of the burn scar 1 year post-operatively. Hematoxylin and eosin staining shows that, at 1 year postoperatively, the stratum corneum is normal and the epidermis shows no signs of any abnormality and is of normal thickness, with regular rete peg formation.