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A scalpel is a small, straight surgical knife with a convex edge and thin blade. They come in a variety of shapes, each of which is used for a particular task. Surgical scalpels have reusable handles with single-use high carbon steel blades.

A plastic surgeon is likely to use the widest variety of scalpels due to the delicate nature of their work.

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