[Three cases of erythma ab igne (EAI) in patients with eating disorders].

  title={[Three cases of erythma ab igne (EAI) in patients with eating disorders].},
  author={Julia Fischer and Katharina Rein and Cornelia Erfurt-Berge and Martina de Zwaan},
  journal={Neuropsychiatrie : Klinik, Diagnostik, Therapie und Rehabilitation : Organ der Gesellschaft Osterreichischer Nervenarzte und Psychiater},
  volume={24 2},
Erythema ab igne (EAI) is a reticulated pigmented dermatosis, which is caused by repetative and prolonged moderate heat exposure insufficient to produce a burn. We report here three cases of EAI in female patients with eating disorders (two with anorexia nervosa and one with bulimia nervosa) who presented with EAI on the abdomen as well as on the thighs and forearms. The clinical picture was characterized by asymptomatic reticular and macular hyperpigmentation and telangiectases without… CONTINUE READING

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