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Chilblain: Introduction

Chilblain: Skin inflammation usually in cold weather. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chilblain is available below.

Symptoms of Chilblain

Treatments for Chilblain

Wrongly Diagnosed with Chilblain?

Chilblain: Related Patient Stories

Chilblain: Complications

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Causes of Chilblain

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Chilblain: Animations

Prognosis for Chilblain

Prevention of Chilblain

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Statistics for Chilblain

Chilblain: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Chilblain:

Recurrent localized itching, swelling and painful erythema on the fingers, toes or ears, produced by exposure to cold. It is also called pernio. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Chilblain is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chilblain, or a subtype of Chilblain, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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