Year 2019, Volume 1 , Issue 1, Pages 41 - 43 2019-11-01

Garlic: Friend or Enemy?
Sarımsak: Dost mu, Düşman mı?

Yonca Senem Akdeniz [1] , Sevil Kuşku Kıyak [2] , Abdullah Gülbağcı [3] , İbrahim İkizceli [4]


Garlic is a healthy vegetable usually used as a food flavor and also as a traditional medicine. Besides its health benefits, if used uncontrollably and unconsciously, it can cause serious side effects. Local chemical burn is one of its unwanted reactions. But with appropriate and timely treatment, complete recovery can be obtained. İn this case report, we discuss a chemical garlic burn of a female patient after the local application of raw garlic on her left knee.

Sarımsak, genellikle yemeklerde lezzet verici ve aynı zamanda geleneksel bir ilaç olarak kullanılan sağlıklı bir sebzedir. Kontrolsüz ve bilinçsizce kullanılırsa sağlığa yararlarının yanında ciddi yan etkilere neden olabilir. Lokal kimyasal yanık istenmeyen reaksiyonlarından biridir. Ancak uygun ve zamanında tedavi ile tam iyileşme sağlanabilir. Bu olgu sunumunda, sol dizine çiğ sarımsak uyguladıktan sonra yanık oluşan bir kadın hastayı tartışıyoruz.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Emergency Medicine
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Author: Yonca Senem Akdeniz (Primary Author)
Institution: İSTANBUL ÜNİVERSİTESİ - CERRAHPAŞA, CERRAHPAŞA TIP FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Sevil Kuşku Kıyak
Institution: AYDIN SÖKE FEHİME FAİK KOCAGÖZ DEVLET HASTANESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Abdullah Gülbağcı
Institution: SAKARYA SAĞLIK BAKANLIĞI SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ EĞİTİM VE ARAŞTIRMA HASTANESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: İbrahim İkizceli
Institution: İSTANBUL ÜNİVERSİTESİ - CERRAHPAŞA, CERRAHPAŞA TIP FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : September 30, 2019
Acceptance Date : October 18, 2019
Publication Date : November 1, 2019

AMA Akdeniz Y , Kuşku Kıyak S , Gülbağcı A , İkizceli İ . Garlic: Friend or Enemy?. Phnx Med J.. 2019; 1(1): 41-43.