ice ball

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ice ball

Tissue that has been frozen during cryoablation or cryosurgery.
Synonym: freeze ball
See also: ball
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"Most people use ice first," he says, "but some find more relief with heat." It's best to apply ice with a towel placed between the ice and skin to avoid ice burn.
"But make sure you put a washcloth between your skin and the ice bag to prevent an ice burn." Since you want to avoid pressure on the area, the cold compress should be applied lightly.
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"She is about as interesting as a creme brulee where too much refrigeration has killed flavour with ice burn" - Actress Keira Knightley, according to the latest edition of the Biographical Dictionary of Film.
"Today the term 'It Girl' is used to describe, say, Peaches Geldof - a girl who doesn't do anything, but is just sort of around" Actress Chloe Sevigny "She's about as interesting as a crme brle where too much refrigeration has killed flavour with ice burn" Actress Keira Knightley, according to the latest Biographical Dictionary of Film "This is less Big Society and more Big Brother or Big State.
Don't apply ice directly to the skin as you can get an "ice burn".
Wrap in a damp tea towel - so that you don't get ice burn - and apply to the injured area.
The youngster, compensated by Gateshead council, was said to have suffered ice burns as there had been no instruction that the pack should be taken off occasionally.
He suffered ice burns to his arms but miraculously survived the ordeal relatively unhurt.
Doctors found he had severe ice burns on his left arm and only slightly less serious ones on his right and he was treated in hospital.
BIRMINGHAM- based radio station BRMB which held a competition that left three contestants with severe ice burns and permanent scars was fined pounds 15,000 by magistrates after it admitted breaching health and safety laws.