Leech therapy for epidermoid cysts and review of the literature

Hirudo medicinalis sucks blood directly through the external mammalian skin. We recently observed a healthy 64-year-old Iranian man, who presented with numerous asymptomatic multilobular oval-to-round well-defined 0.5 to 1.5 cm cystic lesions with central umbilication (central black eschar) over the...

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Main Authors: Abbas Rasi, Alireza Faghihi, Mirhadi Aziz Jalali, Abbas Zamanian, Gholamhossein Ghaffarpour
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Advanced Biomedical Research
Online Access:http://www.advbiores.net/article.asp?issn=2277-9175;year=2014;volume=3;issue=1;spage=112;epage=112;aulast=Rasi