What is the role of topical therapy in the treatment of omphalitis?

Updated: May 20, 2019
  • Author: Patrick G Gallagher, MD; Chief Editor: Santina A Zanelli, MD  more...
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Topical therapy is also commonly used in attempts to control outbreaks of omphalitis.

Blood products (eg, packed red blood cells, platelets, fresh frozen plasma) and other medications (eg, inotropic agents, sodium bicarbonate) may be required for supportive care.


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