Int J Dermatol 2017 Mar 30. Epub 2017 Mar 30.
Dermatology and Pathology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration, Newark, NJ, USA.
Erythema ab igne (EAI) is a persistent, chronic skin condition resulting from prolonged exposure to infrared radiation, experienced as heat. Once associated with traditional warming sources like wood burning stoves or open fires, modern, infrared exposure originates also from newer sources like laptops and heating pads and may be creating a rebound of EAI. The epidemiology may be different too, with younger patients than previously seen. Read More