A herpes simplex virus infection secondary to acupuncture and cupping.

@article{Jung2011AHS,
  title={A herpes simplex virus infection secondary to acupuncture and cupping.},
  author={Ye-Jin Jung and Jae-Hong Kim and Hae-jin Lee and Hana N Bak and Seung Phil Hong and Soo Young Jeon and Sung Ku Ahn},
  journal={Annals of dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={67-9}
}
Acupuncture and cupping have a public reputation as being safe even though these practices can lead to complications such as trauma or infection. We report here on a case of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection secondary to acupuncture and cupping in a 56-year-old woman. The patient, who had a history of acupuncture and cupping on her left forearm for treating her myalgia, developed painful papules. Histologically, the biopsy specimen showed characteristic ballooning degeneration and inclusion… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…