EDWIN E. GOLDBERG; DOBSON R. PITTMAN
Hypersensitivity to cold has received insufficient attention as a definite clinical entity. The syndrome is not uncommon, despite the fact that only scattered case reports have appeared in the literature since the original description by Beheir in 1866. Familiarity with the syndrome assumes increasing importance today with the establishment of military and civilian populations in cold climates.
A 19 year old white male of German descent was referred to the 6604th U. S. Air Force Hospital from an Arctic Air Force Base on September 17, 1956, for evaluation of "an atypical Raynaud's phenomenon." The patient had been completely
GOLDBERG EE, PITTMAN DR. COLD SENSITIVITY SYNDROME1. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:505–511. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-2-505
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(2):505-511.
Infectious Disease, Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatology.
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