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Burn / Scald, Third-Degree

definition

Third-degree burns destroy the epidermis and the epidermal appendages in the dermis, and occasionally the bone or muscle beneath. The skin is white and dry, or brown to black, with a leathery texture, and painless. Third-degree burns heal with scarring.

synonyms

Burn / Scald, Third-Degree, Combustion / Ambustion, Third-Degree

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