Rosacea and exposure to tandoor heat: Is there an association?


Uce Özkol H., Calka O., Akdenız N., Baskan E., Ozkol H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.54, pp.1429-1434, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijd.12881
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1429-1434

Abstract

BackgroundParticularly in eastern and southeastern regions of Turkey, women use tandoor ovens to bake bread and as a result are exposed to excessive heat. Exposure to heat for long periods may lead to the initiation or exacerbation of rosacea.