Categories: ON THE APPLICATION OF THESE MODES OF TREATMENT TO PARTICULAR CASES.
Sources: Application Of The Lunar
Caustic In The Cure Of Certain Wounds And Ulcers
It frequently occurs to surgeons to receive slight wounds upon the
hands which prove very troublesome. Of this kind is the following.
Mr. L.C. had an irritable and inflamed sore on the ulnar side of the
third finger, occasioned by a bruise a fortnight ago. Many
applications had been made during this fortnight but the sore had no
disposition to heal. I applied the lunar caustic to form an adherent
From this time the pain and inflammation subsided. The eschar remained
firm and adherent, and in six days separated leaving the wound