Background: Erythema ab igne is a rare condition with a carcinogenic potential produced by chronic exposure to a heat source. Case description: We present the first case of rapid-onset erythema ab igne in the setting of a dental practice. Clinical implication: Physicians and dentists should be aware of this disease following short-term local application of heat.
|Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology
|Published - May 1 2008
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Oral Surgery
- General Dentistry