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escharotic

 [es-kah-rot´ik]
1. capable of producing an eschar; corrosive.
2. a corrosive or caustic agent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

es·cha·rot·ic

(es'kă-rot'ik),
Caustic or corrosive.
[G. escharōtikos]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

escharotic

(ĕs′kə-rŏt′ĭk)
adj.
Producing an eschar.
n.
A caustic or corrosive substance or drug.
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es·cha·rot·ic

(es'kă-rot'ik)
Caustic or corrosive.
[G. escharōtikos]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

es·cha·rot·ic

(es'kă-rot'ik)
Caustic or corrosive.
[G. escharōtikos]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Maloney, "Escharotic and other botanical agents for the treatment of skin cancer: a review," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
Helm, "Histopathologic findings and diagnostic difficulties posed with use of escharotic agents for treatment of skin lesions: a case report and review of the literature," Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, vol.
The experience of Mohs fixed tissue technique highlights the potentially destructive power of escharotics. Mohs also used his paste to treat gangrene.
Consecutive case study research of carcinoma in situ of cervix employing local escharotic treatment combined with nutritional therapy, J Naturopathic Med.
Escharotic treatment for cervical dysplasia and carcinoma.J Naturopathic Med.