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Journal of Integrative Medicine ›› 2016, Vol. 14 ›› Issue (6): 412-414.doi: 10.1016/S2095-4964(16)60277-7

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Blistering disease in viewpoint of Avicenna

Fatemeh Atarzadeh1, Majid Nimrouzi2 , Gholamreza Amin3   

  1. Department of Traditional Iranian Medicine, School of Traditional Medicine, Tehran University of MedicalSciences, Tehran 14162002000, Iran
    b Department of Traditional Persian Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 7134845794,Iran
    c Department of Traditional Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14162002000, Iran
  • Received:2016-06-01 Accepted:2016-08-23 Online:2016-11-15 Published:2016-11-15
  • Contact: Majid Nimrouzi, MD, MPH, PhD; E-mail:

Key words: blister, traditional Persian medicine, Avicenna

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