Papers And Reports

Occasional Reviews: An anachronistic treatment for asthma

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1981; 283 doi: (Published 19 December 1981) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1981;283:1684
  1. J Dearlove,
  2. A P Verguei,
  3. N Birkin,
  4. P Latham


    Dry cupping is an ancient practice that died out in England over a hundred years ago. In certain cultures it survives and if not recognised can lead to a little diagnostic confusion.