Indian Journal of Dermatology
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 75--77

Dermatoses due to quackery: A case snippet and concise review of literature


Pooja Bonde, Bhushan Madke, Sumit Kar, Kameshwar Prasad, Nidhi Yadav, Pratiksha Sonkusale 
 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Bhushan Madke
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha - 442 102, Maharashtra
India

A wide prevalence of socio-religious, cultural, and tribal practices in India often leads to a multitude of skin conditions, which can misled the dermatologists in arriving at a diagnosis. With increasing globalization and migration, the practice of indigenous customs and traditions are crossing boundaries, making it imperative for the dermatologists to be acquainted with the cutaneous side effects of these practices. Here, we report a unique case of thermal burn in a circumferential pattern over the umbilical region, a result of the placement of burning lamp over umbilicus to alleviate abdominal discomfort.


How to cite this article:
Bonde P, Madke B, Kar S, Prasad K, Yadav N, Sonkusale P. Dermatoses due to quackery: A case snippet and concise review of literature.Indian J Dermatol 2016;61:75-77


How to cite this URL:
Bonde P, Madke B, Kar S, Prasad K, Yadav N, Sonkusale P. Dermatoses due to quackery: A case snippet and concise review of literature. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Aug 11 ];61:75-77
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