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Recent cases of trench foot

Postgraduate Medical Journal 56(662): 879-883

Recent cases of trench foot

Two cases of cold injury to the lower extremities, 'trench foot', are presented. The management is essentially conservative, but in cases of severe damage, particularly in elderly people, amputation must be advised.

Accession: 006269307

PMID: 6115374

DOI: 10.1136/pgmj.56.662.879

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