Bloodroot associated eschar

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Schlichte, Megan J; Downing, Christopher P; Ramirez-Fort, Marigdalia; Gordon, Rachel; Tyring, Stephen;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Sanguinaria canadensis, bloodroot, eschar

We present a case of a 60-year-old woman who, after using a blemish cream purchased at a health store, presented to our clinic with a large eschar on the right neck.  The active ingredient in this cream was found to be Sanguinaria canadensis, a known escharotic.  This s... View more
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