Therapeutics in Dermatology
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18 February 2013, by VERMEULEN C.

Frostbite arises when tissues become frozen by the direct action of cold during exposure to temperatures below 0°C or below 10°C in cases of violent winds.

It is the complication that is the most dreaded by mountaineers, lost hikers, travellers to cold climates and homeless people.

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