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==Background==
 
==Background==
 
*Frostbite occurs only when ambient temperatures are well below freezing
 
*Frostbite occurs only when ambient temperatures are well below freezing
*Nonfreezing cold injuries occur due to exposure to wet conditions when temper >freezing  
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*Nonfreezing cold injuries occur due to exposure to cold conditions above freezing  
  
==[[Trench Foot]]==
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==Differential Diagnosis==
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{{Cold injuries DDX}}
  
==[[Pernio (Chilblains)]]==
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==See Also==
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*[[Therapeutic hypothermia]]
  
==[[Cold Panniculitis]]==
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==References==
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<references/>
  
 
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[[Category:Environmental]]
==[[Cold Urticaria]]==
 
 
 
==Source==
 
Tintinalli
 
 
 
[[Category:Environ]]
 

Latest revision as of 00:24, 1 January 2017

Background

  • Frostbite occurs only when ambient temperatures are well below freezing
  • Nonfreezing cold injuries occur due to exposure to cold conditions above freezing

Differential Diagnosis

Cold injuries

See Also

References