Most likely the answer is no this should not be a problem. I assume this is a cutaneous/nylon suture that was left on the surface of the skin? The other question is has there been any skin irritation or problem? I suspect the answer is no and the simple answer would be have the retained suture removed and then all is good.
Am I at risk for an Infection if a stitch is removed a year later after MOHs surgery?
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