Dermatoses caused by cultural practices: Therapeutic cultural practices

  title={Dermatoses caused by cultural practices: Therapeutic cultural practices},
  author={N. Vashi and Nicole M Patzelt and S. Wirya and Mayra B. C. Maymone and P. Zancanaro and R. Kundu},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  • N. Vashi, Nicole M Patzelt, +3 authors R. Kundu
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • &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… CONTINUE READING
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