An unusual burn caused by hot argy wormwood leaf water

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Xun Liang
Xu-Lin Chen *
Fei Wang
Feng Guo
(*) Corresponding Author:
Xu-Lin Chen | okcxl@126.com

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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Xu-Lin Chen, Department of Burns, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University

Department of Burns

Fei Wang, Department of Burns, the First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University