partial-thickness burn


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par·tial-·thick·ness burn

a burn involving the epidermis and dermis and usually forming blisters that may be superficial. If it involves all levels of the dermis, the skin appendages are preserved. Reepithelialization occurs from squamous cell preserved in the skin appendages.
Synonym(s): second-degree burn

par·tial-thick·ness burn

(pahr'shăl thik'nĕs bŭrn)
A burn involving the epidermis and dermis that usually forms blisters; followed by epithelial regeneration extending from the dermal appendages.
Synonym(s): second-degree burn.
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The unit admits children with partial-thickness burns greater than 10% total body surface area (TBSA), and all patients with full-thickness burns, circumferential limb involvement, facial burns, perineal burns and burns to hands or feet.
Patients older than 2 years with partial-thickness burns greater than 10% TBSA