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==Cold Urticaria==
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==[[Cold Urticaria]]==
*Hypersensitivity to cold air or water which may lead to fatal anaphylaxis
 
*Treat similarly to urticarial lesions from other causes (i.e. antihistamines)
 
*Avoidance of cold is recommended
 
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==

Revision as of 06:26, 3 December 2013

Background

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

Trench Foot

Pernio (Chilblains)

Cold Panniculitis

Cold Urticaria

Source

Tintinalli