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J Wound Care. 2005 May;14(5):212-3.

Use of larval therapy to combat infection after breast-conserving surgery.

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Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands. p.steenvoorde@lumc.nl

Abstract

Wound infection after breast surgery is not uncommon and is not always simple to treat. This paper presents the case of a patient in whom the wound was successfully treated with larval debridement therapy after other methods failed.

PMID:
15909436
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2005.14.5.26778
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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