superficial frostbite

superficial frostbite

Frostbite confined to the skin and characterised by the sensation of burning, numbness, tingling, itching or cold sensations in the affected areas; affected regions are pale in colour and cold.
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superficial frostbite, the surface freezing of skin; and deep frostbite, the freezing of skin, underlying muscle and possibly bone

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