Chemical burn caused by topical application of garlic under occlusion

Shuai Xu, Marissa Heller, Peggy Wu, Vinod E. Nambudiri

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Scopus citations

Abstract

Allium sativum (garlic) can cause an irritant contact dermatitis, secondary to naturopathic practices. We report an unusually severe case of chemical burn following garlic applied under occlusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalDermatology Online Journal
Volume20
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 27 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Allium sativum
  • Chemical burn
  • Irritant contact dermatitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Chemical burn caused by topical application of garlic under occlusion'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this