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Archives a Century Ago
October 2010

Further Observations on the Technique of An Efficient Procedure for the Removal and Cure of Superficial Malignant Growths.

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Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(10):1079. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.262



NO. 10

SAMUEL SHERWELL, M. D., Brooklyn, N. Y.

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I am now commonly in the habit, after saturating the wound with strong solutions of cocaine for a while, of using the Paquelin cautery at a mild-cherry red, the lightest possible touch of which usually blocks the “spurters.”

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