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By William D. James MD, Timothy Berger MD, Dirk Elston MD

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Rapid rewarming in a water bath between 37 and 43°C (100–110°F) is the treatment of choice for all forms of frostbite. Rewarming should be delayed until the patient has been removed to an area where there is no risk of refreezing. Slow thawing results in more extensive tissue damage. Analgesics should be administered because of the considerable pain experienced with rapid thawing. When the skin flushes and is pliable, thawing is complete. The use of tissue plasminogen activator to lyse thrombi decreases the need for amputation if given within 24 h of injury.

PHOTOSENSITIVITY Photosensitivity disorders include cutaneous reactions that are chemically induced (from an exogenous source), metabolic (inborn errors such as the porphyrias, resulting in production of endogenous photosensitizers), idiopathic, and light exacerbated (genetic and acquired). Phototoxicity and the idiopathic disorders are discussed here; the other conditions are covered in later chapters. Chemically induced photosensitivity A number of substances known as photosensitizers may induce an abnormal reaction in skin exposed to sunlight or its equivalent.

The guidelines previously outlined for sunburn prophylaxis should be followed. The regular use of emollients or moisturizing creams on the areas of sun damage will reduce scaling and may improve fragility by making the skin more pliable. α-Hydroxy acids may improve skin texture when used in lower, nonirritating concentrations. Topical tretinoin, adapalene, and tazarotene can improve the changes of photoaging. Changes are slow and irritation may occur. Chemical peels, resurfacing techniques, laser and other light technologies (for vascular alterations, pigmented lesions, and dermal alterations), botulinum toxins, and soft tissue augmentation are all used to treat the consequences of photoaging.

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