Research in Clinical Dermatology

Case Report - Research in Clinical Dermatology (2018) Volume 1, Issue 1

Pre-activated silver nitrate for umbilical granuloma

Umbilical granuloma presents as soft pedunculated fleshy lesion after the separation of umbilical cord. Silver nitrate has been used for the treatment of umbilical granuloma. We present a case of 15 days old infant where the technique of application was innovated to maximize the results and minimize the chances of burns associated with application of silver nitrate.

Author(s): Deepak Jakhar*, Neha Tandon, Rati Makkar, Ishmeet Kaur, Arvinder Singh Chilana

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