Factitial dermatitis due to the "salt and ice challenge"

Jason M. Zack, Matthew Fults, Harshita Saxena, Brian Green

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A new source of factitial dermatitis in adolescents is the "salt and ice challenge." This "challenge" causes frostbite on the child's body, resulting in epidermal necrosis with occasional bulla. The following is the case of a 12-year-old girl who underwent the "salt and ice challenge."

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-254
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric dermatology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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