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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

second-degree burn

(sĕk′ənd-dĭ-grē′)
n.
A burn that blisters the skin and is more severe than a first-degree burn.

second-degree burn

a burn that affects the epidermis and the dermis, classified as superficial or deep, according to the depth of injury. The superficial type involves the epidermis and the papillary dermis and is characterized by pain, edema, and the formation of blisters; it heals without scarring. The deep type extends into the reticular dermis, is pale and anesthetic, and results in scarring.
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Second-degree burn

second-degree burn

 See 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.

second-degree burn

A burn more severe than a FIRST-DEGREE BURN, with blistering, OEDEMA and destruction of the surface layers. Burns are now usually classified as partial-thickness, in which the skin can regenerate, and full-thickness, in which it cannot and grafting is usually necessary.
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