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An unusual burn caused by hot argy wormwood leaf water

Xun Liang, Xu-Lin Chen, Fei Wang, Feng Guo
  • Xun Liang
    Department of Burns, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China
  • Xu-Lin Chen
    Department of Burns, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China | okcxl@126.com
  • Fei Wang
    Department of Burns, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China
  • Feng Guo
    Department of Burns, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China

Abstract

An unusual burn case caused by hot wormwood leaf water was discussed. A 29-year-old woman sustained a 7% second-degree burn on both buttocks and left thigh. This case report highlights a rare cause of a chemical burn that may become more common with increasing use of this Chinese traditional medicine. The prevention measures of this burn injury were also presented.

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wormwood leaf burns.

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