Frostbite

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Frostbite
Classification and external resources

Frostbitten hands
ICD-10 T33.-T35.
ICD-9 991.0-991.3
DiseasesDB 31167
MedlinePlus 000057
eMedicine emerg/209 med/2815 derm/833 ped/803
MeSH D00562

Frostbite is the localized medical condition where very cold temperatures damage skin and other tissue. It is most likely to happen in body parts farthest from the heart and in body parts with large exposed areas. It most often occurs in toes.[1]

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