Volume 42, Issue 1 (January 1997)

    Skin Scraping, Cupping, and Moxibustion That May Mimic Physical Abuse

    (Received 8 April 1996; accepted 8 May 1996)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Physical abuse and child abuse can manifest themselves as many different appearances. However, there are some cultural practices of Oriental medicine that may mimic physical and/or child abuse. This paper will discuss the practice of skin scraping, cupping, and moxibustion, which has been misdiagnosed as physical/child abuse by unfamiliar examiners.


    Author Information:

    Look, KM
    Private practice, Colorado Springs, CO

    Look, RM
    Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCLA-San Fernando Program, Sylmar, CA


    Stock #: JFS14075J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14075J

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    Title Skin Scraping, Cupping, and Moxibustion That May Mimic Physical Abuse
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    Committee E30