Silver Nitrate Burn after Umbilical Granuloma Treatment: A Case Report

It is a common paediatric problem that needs simple treatment with local cauterization with silver nitrate. This 10 day baby male was admitted to Neonatology Department with peri umbilical ulceration and pigmentation. Clinically it was viewed to be consistent with chemical burns. His mother was allergic to silver. Treatment was conservative, and the outcome was good in the case.


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