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Honey dressing beneficial in treatment of Fournier's gangrene

  title={Honey dressing beneficial in treatment of Fournier's gangrene},
  author={M. Subrahmanyam and S. Ugane},
  • M. Subrahmanyam, S. Ugane
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Background: Fournier’s gangrene is a difficult infective condition to treat. We report our experience of the management of this disease with honey dressings. Material and Methods: Thirty patients admitted with the diagnosis of Fournier’s gangrene were randomly allocated to two groups, one group treated by honey dressing and the other by Eusol dressing. All patients were treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics and underwent debridement and delayed closure as required. Results: In 14 patients… CONTINUE READING

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