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  • A cut above the rest: Trimming as a painless depilatory. [Journal Article]
    Pediatr Dermatol 2019; 36(5):753-754Galligan ER, Shayegan LH, … Morel KD
  • Shaving and other modes of epilation can cause undue anxiety, pain, or skin irritation in children. Here, we present hair trimming as a safe, painless, and cost-effective alternative for patients with unwanted hair which may be performed indefinitely or until the child is old enough to direct management. In select cases, removing unwanted hair using this technique may facilitate dermatologic surv…
  • Current Approach to the Evaluation and Management of Hair-Thread Tourniquets. [Review]
    Pediatr Emerg Care 2019; 35(5):377-379Gottlieb M, Holladay D, Spearman D
  • Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome is a rare, painful condition that occurs when a strand of hair or thread becomes wrapped around toes, fingers, or other appendages. This causes focal edema, which eventually reduces arterial blood flow and can lead to ischemia and necrosis. A thorough physical examination and assessment of risk factors are important. Treatment involves depilatory agents or targeted…
  • Evaluation of 4 Presurgical Skin Preparation Methods in Mice. [Journal Article]
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 2019; 58(1):71-77Kick BL, Gumber S, … Taylor DK
  • Mice routinely undergo surgical procedures for use in research; however, studies of skin preparation methods to achieve antisepsis are rare. The present study evaluated 4 skin preparation treatments: depilatory agent followed by povidone-iodine and alcohol scrub; depilatory agent followed by povidone-iodine and saline scrub; electric clippers followed by povidone-iodine and alcohol scrub; and ele…
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