ARTICLE: PDF OnlyComplications of Dermabrasion Resulting from Excessively Cold Skin RefrigerationHANKE, WILLIAM C. M.D.1; ROENIGK, HENRY H. JR. M.D.2; PINKSI, J. B. M.D.2 Author Information 1 C. William Hanke, M.D., is Associate Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2 Henry H. Roenigk, Jr., M.D., Professor and Chairman, and J. B. Pinski, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, are from the Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. Reprints are not available. The Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology 11(9):p 896-900, September 1985. | DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.1985.tb03560.x Buy Metrics Abstract Three patients developed complications following dermabrasion with a new potent skin refrigerant mixture. Freezing can usually be performed more rapidly with such mixtures, but the risk of complications may be greater. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.