Frostbite

Known as: Frostbite [Disease/Finding], Frostbites 
An injury to the skin and/or its underlying tissues that results from exposure of the affected area to extreme cold.
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cryotherapy and thermotherapy are useful adjuncts for the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Clinicians treating these… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Frostbite, once almost exclusively a military problem, is becoming more prevalent among the general population and should now be… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Frostbites affect the civilian northern population more commonly than thought earlier. Cumulative lifetime incidences may be as… (More)
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1998
1998
Frostbite represents a spectrum of injury ranging from irreversible cellular destruction to reversible changes seen after… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE To compare the therapeutic effects of systemic pentoxifylline and topical aloe vera cream in the treatment of frostbite… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
RE-ESTABLISHING blood flow to ischaemic tissues causes greater injury than that induced during the ischaemic period1,2. This type… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Diagnosing hypothermia requires a high index of suspicion. Restoring lost heat with careful attention to hemodynamics usually… (More)
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1987
1987
Experimental ischemia by the classic frostbite rabbit ear model clearly defined the role of thromboxane as a mediator of… (More)
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1986
1986
Reported here is the characterization of the hairless mouse ear as a model system for defining the microvascular effects of… (More)
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1983
1983
The breakdown products of arachidonic acid have been implicated as mediators of progressive dermal ischemia in both cold and… (More)
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