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Medical Term:

erythema ab igne

 

Definition: a reticulated, pigmented, macular eruption that occurs, often on the shins, in bakers, stokers, and others exposed to radiant heat.

Synonym(s): dermatitis calorica, erythema caloricum, toasted shins

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