Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Chilblains

Chilblains

History

          A 20-year-old female presented one day after exposure to extreme cold weather with painful purplish plaques on the toes of both feet. On examination the forefeet were cold and tender. Pentoxyfylline 400 mg twice daily for 10 days gave marked improvement.
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