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Beware "Toasted Skin" With Heated Seats, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Reveals


2/24/2012 7:03:46 AM

Butt warmers in cars may ease the frigid winter commutes, but dermatologists warn that extended exposures to seat heaters can lead to a skin condition called "toasted skin syndrome." Two reports in the Archives of Dermatology describe cases of the rash apparently caused by pressing the back of the legs to warmed-up seats for prolonged periods.

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