Dermatoses secondary to Asian cultural practices

@article{Lilly2012DermatosesST,
  title={Dermatoses secondary to Asian cultural practices},
  author={Evelyn Lilly and Roopal V. Kundu},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={51}
}
  • E. Lilly, R. Kundu
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Dermatology
Although Asian cultural practices, such as acupuncture and threading, are widely used, there is limited medical literature describing their cutaneous effects and complications. This review briefly describes therapeutic cultural practices (traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion, coining, Ayurveda, and aromatherapy) and cosmetic cultural practices (hair oils, henna, bindis, saris, and threading), with particular attention to dermatoses secondary to these practices… 
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