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es·char

 (ĕs′kär′)
n.
A dry scab or slough formed on the skin as a result of a burn or by the action of a corrosive or caustic substance.

[Middle English escare, from Old French; see scar1.]

eschar

(ˈɛskɑː)
n
(Medicine) a dry scab or slough, esp one following a burn or cauterization of the skin
[C16: from Late Latin eschara scab, from Greek eskhara hearth, pan of hot coals (which could inflict burns); see scar1]

es•char

(ˈɛs kɑr, -kər)

n.
a hard crust or scab, as from a burn.
[1375–1425; escare < Late Latin eschara < Greek eschára hearth, brazier]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eschar - a dry scab formed on the skin following a burn or cauterization of the skin
scab - the crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion
Translations

es·char

n. escara, costra de color oscuro que se forma en la piel después de una quemadura.

eschar

n escara, costra
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In the dermal irritation test, erythema, eschar, and edema formation were observed after 24 h of treatment, but the skin returned to normal after 72 h.
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The lesions can progress, though, to bullae, necrosis, or eschar formation.
The organism spreads throughout the body through the haematogenous and lymphatic route with the patient manifesting with a wide variety of signs and symptoms-high-grade fever, myalgia, eschar at the inoculation site, generalised lymphadenopathy and organomegaly.
The increasing acceptance of electrosurgical devices is mainly due to the advancements in electrosurgical devices that facilitate the reduction of earlier problems faced by traditional electrosurgical products such as collateral damage to tissues, eschar (dead tissues) formation and also limit sticking of tissues.
MediWound's first innovative biopharmaceutical product, NexoBrid, received marketing authorisation from the European Medicines Agency as well as the Israeli and Argentinian Ministries of Health, for removal of dead or damaged tissue, known as eschar, in adults with deep partial and full-thickness thermal burns and was launched in Europe and Israel, with plans for a launch in Argentina.
Electro Lube is designed to protect an electrosurgical instrument from damage caused by electrocautery and scraping, keep the instrument clean from eschar build-up, and prevent bleeders caused by instrument sticking.
Eschar biopsy specimens were collected from each patient using a 4-mm or 5-mm punch and placed in 10% neutral buffered formalin or sterile saline.
The bite of the mite results in a typical black eschar, which enables the diagnosis.
Sharp debridement at the bedside failed to establish stasis of necrosis, and eschar continued to develop.
However, in some cases, the diagnosis can be complicated when there is difficulty in finding an eschar or in the absence of serologic test.