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British Royalty and Aristocracy: Their skin maladies Part I. Winston Churchill: Wartime skin graft donor

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      Following the 1898 Battle of Omdurman in Sudan, Winston Churchill, then a second lieutenant in the British army, donated a skin graft to Richard Molyneux, a wounded fellow officer. This contribution tells the story of Churchill's skin graft donation within the context of the development of skin grafting as a viable treatment for serious wounds and burns.
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