eschar : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
- The eschar is flexible, leaves room for motion, reduces scars to a minimum.
- It thus eliminates the need for morphine (which causes dopiness, constipation and loss of appetite) which must accompany other treatments until a scablike "eschar" forms over the .
News & Articles
- Sudden illness from mouse mite
But what about the black spot that doctors call an eschar and the occasional blisters? Fortunately, the list of pox-like illnesses is short. Namely, chicken pox, which kids get, but the adult version is called shingles, characterized by a large cluster of blisters forming a band-like area of pain and redness on one side of the body. Surely that illness didn't fit.
Aug. 26, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer