By Andrew Hodges

The A-Z is a short reference consultant to the ever increasing distinctiveness of cosmetic surgery. The succinct bullet pointed references will permit the reader to speedily assimilate the necessities of every access. The move referencing hyperlinks will permit the reader the search for comparable entries. it is going to be quite appropriate to trainees in cosmetic surgery as a operating reference e-book and as a useful source in the course of practise for ultimate exams.

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A ganglion at this site will require excision of the ganglion and the boss. Botulinum toxin ● ● ● Botulin was first used clinically to attenuate extra-ocular muscle in the 70s and also used for blepharospasm. Clostridium botulinum produces eight serologically distinct exotoxins. These release acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction resulting in flaccid paralysis. Type A toxin is the only one available. It is supplied dry in vials containing 100 MU. It is unstable and must be kept in a freezer.

Alkalis dissolve and unite with proteins, which are soluble and cause further destruction. Organic solutions will disrupt lipid membranes. g. g. g. g. g. g. H2SO4. First aid: ● Remove clothing and agent, irrigate for 1–2 hours. ● Over resuscitate. ● Don’t use water for elemental sodium, potassium and lithium which will ignite. Use a fire extinguisher or sand and cover with cooking oil. ● Don’t use water for phenol, which penetrates more in a dilute solution. In the eye use normal saline if available.

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