Eruptive Lichen Planus Triggered by Acupuncture

Department of Dermatology, King's College Hospital London, London SE5 9RS, England. .
Archives of dermatology (Impact Factor: 4.79). 03/2011; 147(3):361-2. DOI: 10.1001/archdermatol.2011.29
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    • "Ten cases of adverse reactions from acupuncture were found (Table 10): three of syncope from two reports [100, 101]; two of galactorrhoea (spontaneous milk flow) [102, 103]; one of bilateral nystagmus [104]; one of pyoderma gangrenosum due to immune reaction, in which the tissue became necrotic and deep ulcers formed [105]; one of hepatotoxicity [106]; one of eruptive lichen planus [107]; one of spontaneous needle migration [108]. These unusual cases are uncommonly seen in regular acupuncture practice. "
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