International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine and Dentistry | India | Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019

Management of Carbuncle in a Rural Medical College Hospital-IRT Perundurai Medical College-Perundurai

Dr. Sendhil Sengodan [2] | Dr. Senthil Kumar [6] | Dr. Henry Prabakaran | Dr. Keerthy Varman Crri

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: This paper reports on the nonconventional method for the management of carbuncles, highlighting its superiority over conventional surgical treatment and antibiotic irrigation in terms of cosmetic outcome and shorter duration of wound healing. Background: The mainstay of treatment of carbuncles involves the early administration of antibiotics in combination with surgical intervention. The conventional saucerisation, or incision and drainage with antibiotic irrigation, under normal circumstances results in moderate to large wounds which may need secondary surgery such as skin grafting, resulting ina longer duration of wound healing and jeopardising cosmetic outcomes


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019,

Pages: 265 - 266

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