Category: Visual Diagnosis
Posted: 1/6/2014 by Haney Mallemat, MD
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37 year-old male presents after sustaining a burn from a pot of boiling water. He states that his skin started to blister a few hours after and it’s quite painful. What type of burn does he likely have?
A non-circumferential, superficial partial-thickness burn; it was treated with Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine)
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Tintinalli, Judith E. (2010). Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (Emergency Medicine). New York: McGraw-Hill Companies. pp. 1374–1386.
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