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Environmental Main

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Other Names

Altitude Illness (Main)

Cold Illness (Main)

  • Minor
    • Chilblains: Maladaptive vascular response to non-freezing cold causes an inflammatory skin disorder
    • Cold Induced Urticaria: self limiting urticaria which occurs after cold exposure
    • Frostbite: cold thermal injury which occurs when tissues are exposed to temperatures below their freezing point
    • Trench Foot: non-freezing cold injury resulting in peripheral neuropathy
  • Major
    • Anaphylaxis: anaphylaxis associated with cold and exercise
    • Angioedema: angioedema associated with cold and exercise
    • Hypothermia: defined as core body temperature below 35°C (95°F)

Dive Medicine (Main)

Heat Illness (Main)


See Also


Created by:
John Kiel on 10 July 2019 00:32:31
Last edited:
1 October 2022 22:23:04