TITLE

escharotomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p741
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "escharotomy" is presented. Escharotomy refers to the removal of the eschar formed on the skin and underlying tissue of severely burned areas. It also refers to the excision of dense necrotic skin about a decubitus or ischemic ulcer. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21227532

 

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