Kangri ulcer

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Kangri ulcer
Kangri cancer

Kangri ulcers are a cutaneous condition prevalent among the poorer classes of Kashmir, and a consequence of wearing warm embers.[1][2] It is unique to this area and may progress to Kangri cancer.

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  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1356. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. MARJOLIN'S ULCER OF THE SCALP: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW. Malheiro E., Pinto A., Choupina M., Barroso L., Reis J., Amarante J. Servigo Cirurgia Plastica, Hosp. S. Joao, Porto, Portugal. Annals of Burns and Fire Disasters - vol. XIV - n. 1 - March 2001. Available at: http://www.medbc.com/annals/review/vol_14/num_1/text/vol14n1p39.htm Archived 2020-07-14 at the Wayback Machine