Monsel's solution


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Monsel's solution

 [mon-selz´]
a reddish-brown aqueous solution of basic ferric sulfate, prepared from ferrous sulfate and nitric acid; used as an astringent and hemostatic.
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Pachance, "Punch biopsy wounds treated with Monsel's solution or a collagen matrix.
"Monsel's solution of persulphate of iron is prepared by sesquioxidizing the iron in a definite quantity of protoxide,..." [Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York, Volume 1860, p19]
The hemostatic options were rollerball fulguration, Monsel's solution (ferric subsulfate), silver nitrate, or fulguration combined with either Monsel's solution or silver nitrate.