Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal, Volume 2 Number 2
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Letter to the Editor:

Role of Cotton Bud in Dermatologic Surgery

Author: Dr. Sanjay Saraf
             MS, MCh.(Plastic Surgery)
             DNB (Plastic Surgery)
             MNAMS
            Specialist Plastic Surgeon

Institution: Dept. of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
                   NMC Specialty Hospital
                   Dubai, UAE

Corresponding Author:
                   Dr. Sanjay Saraf
                   Dept. of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
                   NMC Specialty Hospital
                  Dubai, UAE.

e-mail: drsaraf@hotmail.com

Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal 2 (2):11, December 2006.

Accepted for publication in : Aug., 2006.
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Role of Cotton Bud in Dermatologic Surgery

1. As an applicator for chemical peeling

2. For chemical cauterization of skin lesions

3. As a coarse skin marker

4. To achieve hemostasis during hair transplantation

5. For blunt sensory mapping

6. To smear ointment over suture line

7. To paint an area of vitiligo before overgrafting.

8. To express hematomas/seromas from mesh grafted site

9. To express collection from suture line

10.To clean tips of fine instruments

11.To clean fine tip cautery

12.To apply tincture benzoin before putting adhesive.

 

2006 Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal