Unna boot


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Unna boot

Wound care A compressive dressing for varicose veins or ulcers consisting of a paste of zinc oxide, gelatin, glycerin and water–applied to the lower leg, covered with a bandage, and applied outside the bandage

Unna (paste) boot

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UNNA'S BOOT: Boot uncovered on right leg; covered with cohesive bandage on left leg
A bootlike dressing of the lower extremity made of layers of gauze and Unna's paste. It is used in treating chronic ulcers of the leg. See: illustration

Unna boot

soft compression walking cast; indicated during acute phase of metatarsal stress fracture
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