Burns Case Xxxiii


Categories: OF SOME CASES IN WHICH THE CAUSTIC IS INAPPLICABLE.
Sources: Application Of The Lunar Caustic In The Cure Of Certain Wounds And Ulcers

A little girl, aged 10, scalded her breast a week ago and has treated

it with the ordinary remedies. There remained a superficial

ulceration of the size of half-a-crown. I applied the lunar caustic

lightly over the surface of the sore, and then the gold-beater's skin.



On the following day, an adherent eschar had formed, and in five days

more it dropped off leaving the ulcer quite healed.





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