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CURETTAGE TREATMENT OF PLANTAR WARTS

CURETTAGE TREATMENT OF PLANTAR WARTS This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.—I fully agree with the treatment of plantar warts by curettage, as the simplest and best method, as reported by Colonel George Prazak and Lieutenant Colonel David E. Thomas in the January, 1955, number of the Archives of Dermatology. I have used that treatment since 1903, when I learned it as resident at the University Clinic of Syphilis and Dermatology (Neumann) in Vienna, Austria. I would like to report an improvement in the method of dressing, to make it possible for the patient to leave the office after operation, without being much disturbed in walking on the wound, packed with gauze. After having obtained complete hemostasis by pressure for a few minutes, I apply a round felt bunion pad, big enough so that it surrounds the wound, put in the middle of the pad a little gauze, and close it up with a strip of adhesive as http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

CURETTAGE TREATMENT OF PLANTAR WARTS

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 71 (3) – Mar 1, 1955

CURETTAGE TREATMENT OF PLANTAR WARTS

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.—I fully agree with the treatment of plantar warts by curettage, as the simplest and best method, as reported by Colonel George Prazak and Lieutenant Colonel David E. Thomas in the January, 1955, number of the Archives of Dermatology. I have used that treatment since 1903, when I learned it as resident at the University Clinic of...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1955 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0096-5359
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10.1001/archderm.1955.01540270072010
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor.—I fully agree with the treatment of plantar warts by curettage, as the simplest and best method, as reported by Colonel George Prazak and Lieutenant Colonel David E. Thomas in the January, 1955, number of the Archives of Dermatology. I have used that treatment since 1903, when I learned it as resident at the University Clinic of Syphilis and Dermatology (Neumann) in Vienna, Austria. I would like to report an improvement in the method of dressing, to make it possible for the patient to leave the office after operation, without being much disturbed in walking on the wound, packed with gauze. After having obtained complete hemostasis by pressure for a few minutes, I apply a round felt bunion pad, big enough so that it surrounds the wound, put in the middle of the pad a little gauze, and close it up with a strip of adhesive as

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A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1955

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