Case Report

Skin Abrasion and Chafing Caused by Sauna Suit Clothing


  • Yakup Çil
  • Hamza Yıldız

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2014;8(3):0-0


Sauna suit clothing is used to help control and lose weight while exercising. A 35-yearold female admitted to our clinic with pain, and wound in the groin fold after she had been used sauna suit clothing 30 minutes a day for three day while aerobic exercising. She diagnosed with skin chafing and abrasion in the both side of groin. The wounds were treated conservatively for 3 weeks period without surgery. Best of our knowledge; this is the first report describing skin injury which was caused by sauna suit clothing.

Keywords: Sauna suit clothing, chafing, abrasion