Three uses of one paraffin impregnated gauze in rhinoplasty (but not as a pack)

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Sirs, Paraffin impregnated gauze has been used widely as a non adherent dressing material [1]. Use of paraffin impregnated gauze (Jelonet, Smith and Nephew) as a nasal pack after rhinoplasty surgery has been losing its place since the reporting of paraffinoma [2, 3]. At present surgeons are using sponge nasal packs or Whiteheads varnish impregnated ribbon… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00238-004-0628-8

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