Second-Degree Burn: Deep Partial-Thickness Burn

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Second-degree burn: deep partial-thickness burn

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A deep second-degree burn injures the top layer of skin (epidermis) and the tissue below the skin (dermis).

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine