electrical burn

e·lec·tri·cal burn

(ĕ-lek'tri-kăl bŭrn)
Tissue damage resulting from flow of an electrical current with temperatures as high as 5000°C. Entry and exit points occur but most burned tissue remains invisible at surface levels.
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Does voltage predict return to work and neuropsychiatric sequelae following electrical burn injury?
Electrical burn is still a major risk factor for amputations.
The least number of cases were due to scald and electrical burn i.
A high voltage electrical burn of lung parenchyma," Burns, vol.
Free latissimus dorsi muscle flap coverage of an electrical burn of the lower extremity.
Contact high-tension electrical burn to the penis: Reconstruction of the defect with free radial forearm fasciocutaneous flap and silicon rod a case report.
Statistics from Burns Centre Civil Hospital Karachi, the only unit for burn injuries across Sindh, reveal an alarming increase in electrical burn cases in recent years.
If he or she is suffering an electrical burn, Dull the plug at the wall or shut off the current.
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An electrical burn can also occur if a dog is struck by lightning in its backyard or comes in contact with an inadequately insulated household appliance.
Usually the copper wire thief receives a severe electrical burn which enters the hand that holds the high tension wire and exits at the head when the person falls back, or at the feet if shoes are not insulated.
You should only go to a hospital A&E department if you have suffered a chemical or electrical burn, then burn is deep or bigger than your hand, if the skin has turned white or charred, or if there is blistering.