Onion extract gel versus petrolatum emollient on new surgical scars: prospective double-blinded study.

@article{Chung2006OnionEG,
  title={Onion extract gel versus petrolatum emollient on new surgical scars: prospective double-blinded study.},
  author={Vinh Q. Chung and Larisa C Kelley and Diego E Marra and Shang I. Brian Jiang},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={193-7}
}
BACKGROUND Cutaneous scars resulting from surgical procedures can be erythematous, hypertrophic, pruritic, painful, or cosmetically unacceptable. An onion extract-based topical gel (Mederma, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Greensboro, NC, USA) has been marketed as a product to improve scar appearance and texture. However, few data are available to substantiate these… CONTINUE READING