oa South African Family Practice - The diagnosis and management of perniosis (chilblains) : CPD
|Article Title||The diagnosis and management of perniosis (chilblains) : CPD|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Publication Date||Jul 2007|
|Pages||28 - 29|
Perniosis (chilblains) is an abnormal reaction to cold that occurs most frequently in women, children, and the elderly. Chilblains may be idiopathic and self-limited, or associated with systemic diseases. This article discusses the approach to the diagnosis and treatment perniosis and explains the concepts of acrocyanosis and erythrocyanosis.
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