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*Nonfreezing cold injuries occur due to exposure to wet conditions when temper >freezing  
 
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*[[Pernio (Chilblains)]]

Revision as of 11:58, 18 July 2015

Background

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

Differential Diagnosis

See Also

Cold Injuries (Freezing)

Source

Tintinalli