friction burn

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friction burn

tissue injury caused by abrasion of the skin. See also abrasion.

fric·tion burn

(frikshŭn bŭrn)
An injury caused by rubbing against a rough surface, which removes layers of the skin.


injury to tissues caused by contact with dry heat (fire), moist heat (steam or liquid), chemicals, electricity, lightning or radiation. The damage done by a burn includes shock due to the tissue damage, severe dehydration due to the loss of the protective effect of the skin, infection of the burn site, damage to lungs and eyes by exposure to high temperatures and smoke and debris, damage to external somatic addenda including vulva, teats, prepuce, scrotum. The critical decision in a burn case is whether to allow the animal a faint chance of recovery and therefore to continue with treatment. See also bushfire injury.

friction burn
the skin is damaged by the heat created by friction as by a rope burn, or when a dog is dragged by its lead behind a car.
full thickness burn
involves all of the epidermis and the dermis and may include underlying structures, as well. In alternative classification, it is equivalent to third- and fourth-degree burns.
partial thickness burn
involves part or all of the epidermis. Generally, equivalent to first- and second-degree burns.
solar burn
sunburn is noticeable mainly in white pigs, white cats and in dogs with little or no pigmentation on the nose (areas not protected by haircoat) or following close clipping. Of little importance in pigs, other than esthetic importance, but in dogs and cats causes actinic dermatitis, which occasionally precedes the development of squamous cell carcinoma. See also solar dermatitis, photosensitive dermatitis.
sole burn
damage caused to the sensitive laminae of the feet by the prolonged application of an overheated horseshoe during a shoeing session. The horse is very lame and part of the hoof may subsequently slough.
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Another key aspect that makes any skeleton racer stand out is the bruises and scrapes, the swollen hand or two and numerous friction burns received from the track -- all expenses the athlete pays, even if they do it well.
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But the most common injury is friction burns, caused by the running belt - just ask TV favourite Carol Vorderman who last month revealed she was covered in them after falling off her treadmill while running in the nude.
They were taken to hospital where they were treated for slight friction burns.
Worse was to come with Lindgren catching Kurtz side-on in heat nine causing him to fall and clip Nielsen's rear wheel causing him to fall as well, the new Diamond needing treatment for friction burns (eventually being withdrawn from the meeting) and Lindgren excluded from the rerun, which was an easy home 5-1 to put the Rebels 20 ahead.
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Now I am quite sure if Terry and Anton Ferdinand had been playing in the Winkle Fork Polishers Under-15 league and had used similar language, the referee would have had friction burns from the speed the red card was produced.
Concussion and twisted ankles and friction burns from the astroturf playing surface also occur.