full-thickness burn


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full-·thick·ness burn

a burn involving destruction of the entire skin; deep full-thickness burns extend into subcutaneous tissue, muscle, or bone and often cause much scarring.
Synonym(s): third-degree burn

full-thick·ness burn

(ful thik'nĕs bŭrn)
A burn involving destruction of the entire skin; may extend into subcutaneous fat, muscle, or bone and cause much scarring.
Synonym(s): third-degree burn.

full-thick·ness burn

(ful-thiknĕs bŭrn)
Burn involving destruction of entire skin; extend into subcutaneous tissue, muscle, or bone with scarring.
Synonym(s): third-degree burn.
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Injuries were due to fire in 3 cases and hot water in 1, resulting in deep partial- to full-thickness burns of 21%, 45%, 33%, and 53% body surface area, respectively.
It may be possible to treat partial-thickness burns in a general hospital, but all full-thickness burns exceeding 5% or those in special areas (hands, face, perineum) should be referred.
He has full-thickness burns, meaning the skin won't grow back.
She suffered full-thickness burns to her head and ears in the attack.
I suffered full-thickness burns to my hands and full and partial-thickness burns to my face and burns to other parts of my body, including my legs and back, as a result of the explosion - it was a small price to pay for escaping with my life.
The aggressive production of granulation tissue and the acceleration of collagen production might mean that autologous platelet gel will have a future role in the treatment of burns because the highly vascularized bed it helps create should promote the success of skin grafting in patients with deep partial-thickness and full-thickness burns.
He said: "Leo had full-thickness burns to 90 per cent of his body which exposed his muscles.