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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijd.12881
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • 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.