Lugol solution


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Lugol solution

Acetic acid solution Gynecology A solution of iodine and potassium iodide in acetic acid, which colors the normal uterine cervix a homogeneous brown, seen by colposcopy. See Acetowhite lesion, Schiller test.

Lugol solution

(lu-gol′)
[Jean G. A. Lugol, Fr. physician, 1786–1851]
An antiseptic disinfectant iodine solution occasionally used to treat iodine deficiency.
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British physicians recommended a similar range of daily intake of iodine in the form of hydrogen iodide as the ranges of iodine recommended by US physicians in the form of Lugol solution.
Abraham has used a safe, stable inorganic non-radioactive iodine and iodide, identical with Lugol solution, a well-absorbed form of iodine used for 180 years.