Local anaesthesia with a lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for cautery of condylomata acuminata on the vulval mucosa. The effect of timing of application of the cream.

@article{Ljunghall1989LocalAW,
  title={Local anaesthesia with a lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for cautery of condylomata acuminata on the vulval mucosa. The effect of timing of application of the cream.},
  author={K. Ljunghall and S. Lillieborg},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  year={1989},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={362-5}
}
The analgesic efficacy of a lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for the cautery of genital warts was evaluated in an open study. Fifty-two women aged 18 to 28 with at least two condylomata on the vulval mucosa took part. In a pilot study (n = 10) the time of onset of anaesthesia after the application of EMLA to the mucosa was established by pinching with a forceps. All ten patients were anaesthetized within 5-7 min and cautery was performed with no or only slight pain in 9/10 patients. In the… CONTINUE READING

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