Response to Patient-Initiated Plant Extract Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis
Article first published online: 5 MAR 2013
© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 5, pages e89–e90, September/October 2013
How to Cite
Strickland, N., Patel, G. and Agim, N. G. (2013), Response to Patient-Initiated Plant Extract Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: e89–e90. doi: 10.1111/pde.12104
- Issue published online: 10 SEP 2013
- Article first published online: 5 MAR 2013
Ethnomedical practices are increasing in all parts of the world, including many urban centers. We describe a unique case of a 7-year-old girl with atopic dermatitis who was responsive to parent-initiated treatment with the extract of a plant from the Chenopodium genus. A brief discussion raises awareness of such practices to the practicing dermatologist.