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Culinary allusions are abundant in medicine, which boasts a descriptive buffet of visual signs and findings. With over 450 analogies documented in the medical literature,1 those pertaining to food are the most plentiful.2,3
Milam EC, Mu EW, Orlow SJ. Culinary Metaphors in Dermatology: Eating Our Words. JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(8):912. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5416
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