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Correction: Lessons from the Mexican Axolotl: Amphibian Limb Regeneration and Its Impact on Plastic Surgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: August 2010 - Volume 126 - Issue 2 - p 690
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181ed404e
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In the Viewpoint by Menger et al. entitled “Lessons from the Mexican Axolotl: Amphibian Limb Regeneration and Its Impact on Plastic Surgery,” published in the June 2010 issue of the Journal (Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;125:260e–261e), the authors' affiliation was identified as a “Clinic,” in error. The affiliation should have read “Department for Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Replantation and Burn Center of Lower Saxony, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany” (correction in italics).

This error has been noted in the online version of the article, which is available at


Menger B, Reimers K, Kuhbier JW, Vogt PM. Lessons from the Mexican axolotl: Amphibian limb regeneration and its impact on plastic surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010;125:260e–261e.

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