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Advances in Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 3968278, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3968278
Review Article

Methylene Blue Effectiveness as Local Analgesic after Anorectal Surgery: A Literature Review

1Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
2Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Correspondence should be addressed to Dewi Fransiska; moc.liamg@eever.iwed

Received 9 March 2017; Accepted 10 July 2017; Published 15 August 2017

Academic Editor: Fakhrul Islam

Copyright © 2017 Dewi Fransiska et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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