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What is the procedure called when a blister is opened? Covering removed i had the covering of a two inch blister removed with a scalpel. What is the procedure called?

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

In brief: That

That is typically called "de-roofing" a blister. I hope that helps.

In brief: That

That is typically called "de-roofing" a blister. I hope that helps.
Dr. James Seward
Dr. James Seward
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Dr. Robert Davis
Occupational Medicine

In brief: Also

Also called "unroofing.
" however, if it is an abcess with pus in it (indicating infection) instead of clear blister fluid, it would then be called "i and d" or incision and drainage. Incidentally, speaking of proper medical terminology, what most people call a "blister" is instead generally called a "vesicle" in medical talk.

In brief: Also

Also called "unroofing.
" however, if it is an abcess with pus in it (indicating infection) instead of clear blister fluid, it would then be called "i and d" or incision and drainage. Incidentally, speaking of proper medical terminology, what most people call a "blister" is instead generally called a "vesicle" in medical talk.
Dr. Robert Davis
Dr. Robert Davis
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