Descriptor English: Frostbite
Descriptor Spanish: Congelación de Extremidades
Descriptor congelación localizada
Entry term(s) congelación de extremidades
quemadura por frío
Scope note: Daño a tejidos que se produce como resultado de bajas temperaturas ambientales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Congelamento das Extremidades
Descriptor French: Engelure
Entry term(s): Frostbites
Tree number(s): C26.212.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Damage to tissues as the result of low environmental temperatures.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 5763
Unique ID: D005627
NLM Classification: WD 670
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/12/02
Frostbite - Preferred
Concept UI M0008850
Scope note Damage to tissues as the result of low environmental temperatures.
Preferred term Frostbite
Entry term(s) Frostbites

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