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    Dec 4, 2015, 07:16 PM
    Organ death
    Is it possible to get organ necrosis from cold injury?
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    Dec 5, 2015, 01:20 AM
    Yes..
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    Dec 5, 2015, 06:22 AM
    Which organ and what kind of injury ?
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    Dec 5, 2015, 10:50 AM
    Typically tissue necrosis is limited to extremities, toes, fingers, ears and nose. It would have to get very cold for an organ to necrose due to body warmth. Severe hypothermia, buried in snow or submerged in freezing water, is another issue. What is the basis for your question?

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