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Complement Ther Med. 2014 Aug;22(4):645-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2014.07.001. Epub 2014 Jul 15.
Unexpected lumbar abscess due to scarification wet cupping: a case report.
Turtay MG1, Turgut K2, Oguzturk H3.
This case presents a rare cause of lumbar abscess.
A 51-year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency department with a complaint of lumbar pain. Spinal magnetic resonance imaging revealed a lumbar abscess.
The abscess was treated with drainage of the abscess and antibiotic.
Scarification wet cupping therapy should be taken into consideration as a rare cause of lumbar abscesses in patients who present with skin findings indicative of scarification. Scarification wet cupping therapy practitioners must pay attention to hygienic measures.