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Causes of Toasted Skin Syndrome

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Toasted Skin Syndrome

Toasted Skin Syndrome

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Question: Causes of Toasted Skin Syndrome
Answer: Causes of Toasted Skin Syndrome are the heating of the skin to a high level but not burning it. Research shows that heat around 111 degrees Fahrenheit can toast the skin. Prolonged exposure to this amount of heat can lead to Toasted Skin Syndrome.

The underlying cause is thought to be a hemostasis, or a slowing of the blood flow, through the skin heated to these levels. That theory helps explain the net or sponge like pattern the discoloration follows.

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