Bergon'e mask

Bergon'e mask (J. A. Bergonie)- electrode with three appendices (in the form of letter e)is used in electroplating, medicinal electrophoresis and diathermy area of the front or the trigeminal nerve. Mask (Fig) consists of a thin lead (or other conductive mass) plates and fabric hydrophilic strip. The mask bergon'e has two sprouts. For treatment of procedure the mask is placed on the corresponding part of the face, and indifferent electrode on the shoulder from the opposite side. B. M. used in the treatment of inflammatory diseases and trigeminal facial nerves. Cm. also Galvanization, Diathermy, Electrophoresis.