The proud flesh shall be cut out with the knife, and the wound burned with fire, in order that it may heal the more rapidly.
There is always a large bed of granulations (proud flesh) at the seat of injury, and a thickening more or less pronounced remains.
It sometimes happens that during poulticing, proud flesh may form in an ulcer.
Granulation tissue (proud flesh) should be controlled by the application of silver nitrate in the form of a caustic pencil.
When proud flesh appears it is best kept under control by repeated applications of a red-hot iron.
If there is any considerable “proud flesh,” it should be removed with a pair of scissors, or by the actual cautery—hot iron.
The ointment of creosote is said to be effectual, even when the ulcer exhibits a fungous character, or proud flesh is present.
The extrinsic circumstances are imposing; but, within, there is nothing but morbid humours and proud flesh!
It grows rigid and callous; and for the softness and elasticity of childhood, full of proud flesh and obstinate tumours.
And if there be proud flesh, it should be touched with a bit of blue vitriol, or sprinkled with a little burnt alum.
proud flesh n.
The swollen flesh that surrounds a healing wound, caused by excessive granulation.