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JAAD Case Rep
JAAD Case Reports
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Kava kava or Piper methysticum is a plant native to the Pacific Islands, traditionally valued for its relaxant properties and role as a ceremonial beverage. It has gained worldwide use as an alternative medication for anxiety, stress, and insomnia.This case report describes an unusual sebotropic eruption believed to be caused by kava ingestion.
histopathology, kava kava, natural medicine, nutritional supplements, sebotropic
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JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Jun; 4(5): 437–439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.12.011
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