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
Emily C. Milam, Euphemia W. Mu, Seth J. Orlow. Culinary Metaphors in DermatologyEating Our Words. JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(8):912. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5416
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