Dermatoses caused by cultural practices: Therapeutic cultural practices

@article{Vashi2018DermatosesCB,
  title={Dermatoses caused by cultural practices: Therapeutic cultural practices},
  author={Neelam A. Vashi and Nicole M Patzelt and Stephen A Wirya and Mayra B C Maymone and Pedro C Q Zancanaro and Roopal Vashi Kundu},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2018},
  volume={79},
  pages={1–16}
}
&NA; With globalization and widespread immigration, physicians increasingly encounter patients from varying backgrounds and diverse customs. Although certain cultural practices are widely performed, there is limited medical literature describing their dermatologic and systemic effects and complications. Population diversity and sharing of traditions make it increasingly important for dermatologists to understand the role of cultural practices and recognize physiologic and pathologic sequelae… Expand
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