Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

4-2018

NLM Title Abbreviation

JAAD Case Rep

Journal/Book/Conference Title

JAAD Case Reports

PubMed ID

29984274

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.12.011

Start Page

437

End Page

439

Abstract

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.

Keywords

histopathology, kava kava, natural medicine, nutritional supplements, sebotropic

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Published Article/Book Citation

JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Jun; 4(5): 437–439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.12.011

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