Open Access Maced J Med Sci 2017 Jul 22;5(4):490-492. Epub 2017 Jul 22.
Universita degli Studi di Messina, Policlinico Universitario, Via Consolare Valeria, Messina, Sicilia 98125, Italy.
Erythema ab igne (EAI) represents the stereotype of a modern technology induced disease. Originally produced by repeated exposure of the skin to a heat source, more often because of habits related to the job or personal activities, this condition now tends to occur more frequently, being associated with a variety of modern instruments. The aim of our report is to discuss this strange medical condition with a focus on clinical features, possible confounding differential diagnoses and recommendations for prevention. Read More