first-degree burn


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su·per·fi·cial burn

a burn involving only the epidermis and causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn

first-degree burn

(fûrst′dĭ-grē′)
n.
A mild burn that produces redness of the skin but no blistering.

first-degree burn

a burn that affects the epidermis only, causing erythema and, in some cases, mild edema, without vesiculation.

su·per·fi·cial burn

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl bŭrn)
A burn involving only the epidermis and causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn.

su·per·fi·cial burn

(sū'pĕr-fish'ăl bŭrn)
Epidermal burn causing erythema and edema without vesiculation.
Synonym(s): first-degree burn.
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First-degree burns can be managed by running cool water on the area for five to 10 minutes or covering it with a cool compress.
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