What is cold intolerance?

  title={What is cold intolerance?},
  author={Donald A. Campbell and Simon P J Kay},
  journal={Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={23 1},
There are four types of symptoms on exposure to cold in the condition known as cold intolerance: pain/discomfort, stiffness, altered sensibility and colour change. They may occur in isolation or in any combination. Symptoms were present in at least 64% of 200 patients 24 months after hand injury. Pain was found to be the most troublesome symptom. Colour change in the digits was regarded by patients as the least troublesome symptom. Symptoms may begin immediately after injury, but are more… CONTINUE READING

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