Kangri Cancer

kang can·cer

, kangri cancer
a carcinoma of the skin of the thigh or abdomen in certain Indian or Chinese workers thought to result from irritation by heat from a hot brick oven (kang) or fire basket (kangri).
A heat-induced squamous cell carcinoma on the skin of the inner thighs and umbilicus of Kashmiris, caused by the heat and volatile products produced by a kangri, an earthenware charcoal ‘hibachi’ worn for warmth
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