The efficacy of Helix aspersa Müller extract in the healing of partial thickness burns: a novel treatment for open burn management protocols.

@article{Tsoutsos2009TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of Helix aspersa M{\"u}ller extract in the healing of partial thickness burns: a novel treatment for open burn management protocols.},
  author={Dimosthenis A Tsoutsos and Despoina D Kakagia and Konstantinos Tamparopoulos},
  journal={The Journal of dermatological treatment},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          219-22
        }
}
Snail extracts have been increasingly used in numerous dermatologic conditions and recent literature attributes healing, soothing and anti-aging properties to them. This study evaluates the efficacy of Helix aspersa extract in an open wound management protocol for deep partial thickness (PT) facial burns and compares it to moist exposure burn ointment(MEBO). A total of 27 adult patients with deep partial thickness facial burns (group A) were treated by application of a snail extract cream twice… CONTINUE READING

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