Journal article

Intent vs. impact: Calling time on outdated phenotypic labels in dermatology.

IM Winship, D Bajwa, N Rajan

Br J Dermatol | Wiley | Published : 2021

Abstract

Active social justice movements are exposing the structural disempowerment of minority groups throughout Western societies, including in healthcare. In the realm of rare genetic skin diseases, the term 'turban tumour' persists on PUBMED searches as recently as 2021 and is a pejorative and culturally insensitive description.