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Second-Degree Burn: Deep Partial-Thickness Burn

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).

By Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last Revised December 27, 2012

Last Revised: December 27, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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