eschar

NOUN
  1. a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
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  • If the wound bed is partially obscured by slough or eschar, the ability to stage before debridement depends on the type of tissue visualized.
  • In the neglected and severer cases of bruise attended by much inflammation, it will be found best to treat the part for a day or two by a cold poultice to give time for the inflammation to subside; otherwise the caustic might induce vesication of the skin, as I have mentioned already, p. 5, and the eschar could not be adherent. An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers
  • The powdered root, snuffed up the nose, is powerfully sternutatory; it is applied as an escharotic to fungous flesh; and several polypi, of the soft kind, were cured by it in the hands of Dr. Smith, of Hanover. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
  • Transparent film dressings maintain a moist environment, promoting granulation tissue formation and autolytic debridement of slough and eschar.
  • Within two weeks the lesions turned to pustules and then enlarged to painful, ulcerated nodules up to 2 cm in diameter and ulcers with black eschars.
  • Two types of necrotic tissue may appear in a wound: slough and eschar.
  • The vesicles rupture, and a painless, ulcerated, black eschar develops.
  • In a communication from Dr. Douglass, of Chester district, S. C., his correspondent, Mr. McKeown, considers the root too drastic as a purge; he adds that the powdered root, mixed with equal parts of resin, acts as a powerful caustic, and is used by farriers for escharotic purposes. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
  • Indeed, in this neighbourhood it commonly receives an early check from escharotic applications of the COW LEECH. The Harvard Classics Volume 38 Scientific Papers (Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology)
  • Topical treatment alone is not sufficient, as it does not effectively penetrate the eschar and damaged tissue.
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