TITLE

Frostbite

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Frostbite, freezing of part of the body, with damage to the tissues. The frozen part is at first white, becoming red and painful as it thaws. The skin may blister and become scaly. In severe frostbite, tissues of the entire part die and may decay.
ACCESSION #
37309425

 

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