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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-57

Erythema ab igne of shins: A kerosene stove-induced prototype in diabetics


1 Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospitals, Jerusalem, Israel
2 Department of Dermatology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospitals, Jerusalem, Israel

Correspondence Address:
S N Heyman
Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospitals, Jerusalem
Israel
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.109498

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A patient with erythema ab igne of shins is presented, caused by repeated thermal injury induced by a heating stove placed between the knees. This injury pattern has been repeatedly identified in diabetic patients involved in similar heating practice, underscoring a possible predisposition related to diabetic neuropathy.






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