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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

Y Milgrom1, T Sabag1, A Zlotogorski2, SN Heyman1 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Milgrom Y, Sabag T, Zlotogorski A, Heyman S N. Erythema ab igne of shins: A kerosene stove-induced prototype in diabetics.J Postgrad Med 2013;59:56-57


How to cite this URL:
Milgrom Y, Sabag T, Zlotogorski A, Heyman S N. Erythema ab igne of shins: A kerosene stove-induced prototype in diabetics. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2013 [cited 2023 Feb 7 ];59:56-57
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