gentian violet

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Synonyms for gentian violet

a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment

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Mycobacterium chelonae wound infections after plastic surgery employing contaminated gentian violet skin-marking solution.
Marking with surgical marker or gentian violet can be extremely useful in incisional and excisional biopsies.
Incorrect placement of the graft can be avoided by marking the epithelial surface of the graft with cautery or gentian violet. Retraction and shrinkage can be avoided by taking as thin a graft as possible and by taking a graft slightly larger than the bare scleral area.
The oral antiseptic, Gentian violet could combat the infection in oral cavity.
The plant extract exhibited a [CC.sub.50] value of 6.1 [micro]g/ml, being several times less cytotoxicity than the reference drug, gentian violet ([CC.sub.50] = 0.21 ([micro]g/ml) (Table 1).
What sets this product apart from similar ones on the market today: Aspen Surgical's WriteSite Plus Surgical Skin Marker is designed to be nearly three times darker after prep with ChloraPrep products than markers using standard gentian violet ink.
We had no oral antifungal agents just gentian violet. Amphotericin B was extremely difficult to obtain and cryptococcal meningitis, when the diagnosis was actually made, was almost universally fatal.
Tolley recommend the use of topical gentian violet for chronic Candida vaginitis.
(12) Gentian violet solution or pyoctanin is widely used in dermatological practice and can also lead to allergic contact dermatitis, as well as necrosis of the intertriginous areas and scrotum.
Gentian violet: This is no longer recommended by the Department of Health in the United Kingdom because of its carcinogenic potential, tissue damaging properties, and irritating effects.
co., other concoctions and painting babies' umbilici and mouths with gentian violet. No prescriptions were needed in those days.
One patient required daily gentian violet for 14 days, with cure, and three patients were controlled on boric acid three times per week.
His eyes were painted with gentian violet, and his face and hands covered with black tannic acid.