Skin: Infected diabetic wound healed

A difficult, complicated wound-healing challenge This 55 y.o. non-insulin dependent diabetic female suffered a severe injury to her knee. After closure with 26 sutures (stitches), the wound soon became infected and re-opened as shown in the top photo. After two weeks’ standard treatment, most of the sutures had ruptured causing severe…

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Chlorophyll attributed with wound healing ability

Chlorophyll in wound healing and suppurative disease. Bowers, W. 1947. Am. J. Surg. 1947;73:37-50. Lieutenant Colonel Bowers of the US Army reports on the use of water-soluble derivatives of chlorophyll in over 400 cases over a period of nine months. He (and colleagues) noted several major effects, notably: loss of odour associated with…

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