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Erythema ab igne



Erythema ab igne
Classification & external resources
Erythema ab igne on a person's legs.
ICD-10 L59.0
ICD-9 692.82
DiseasesDB 4438
eMedicine derm/130 

Erythema ab igne (EAI, or "dermatitis ab igne") refers to skin that that is reddened due to repeated exposure to heat radiation.

Additional recommended knowledge

Untreated, it can lead to skin cancer.

It may also be seen in people with lymphoedema.

  • DER45 at FPnotebook


 
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Erythema_ab_igne". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
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