Erythema ab igne: a case report Eritema ab igne: relato de um caso

@inproceedings{Weber2005ErythemaAI,
  title={Erythema ab igne: a case report Eritema ab igne: relato de um caso},
  author={Magda Blessmann Weber and Humberto Antonio Ponzio and Francine Batista Costa and Leandra Camini},
  year={2005}
}
The cutaneous lesion of erythema ab igne is characterized by a reticulate erythema, hyperpigmentation, fine scaling, epidermal atrophy and telangiectasis. Currently the lumbar region is the most affected, due to the use of hot water bottles to relieve chronic pains, and by constant exposure to deep heat in physiotherapy sessions. The authors call attention to a dermatosis that is not often diagnosed, and that may be more prevalent, because of the high frequency with which such physiotherapeutic… CONTINUE READING

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