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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 1862480, 3 pages
Case Report

Erythema Ab Igne due to Heating Pad Use: A Case Report and Review of Clinical Presentation, Prevention, and Complications

1Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
2Department of Dermatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
3Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA

Received 14 November 2015; Revised 10 December 2015; Accepted 15 December 2015

Academic Editor: Bruno Megarbane

Copyright © 2016 Marissa Milchak et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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