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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  
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
*[[Trench Foot]]
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*[[Pernio (Chilblains)]]
 
*[[Cold Panniculitis]]
 
*[[Cold Urticaria]]
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
[[Cold Injuries (Freezing)]]
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*[[Therapeutic hypothermia]]
  
==Source==
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==References==
Tintinalli
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[[Category:Environ]]
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[[Category:Environmental]]

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