Alternative Names

Second degree burn; First degree burn; Third degree burn

Definition of Burns

There are three levels of burns:


Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/13/2010

Burn, blister - close-up
Burn, thermal - close-up
Airway burn
First degree burn
Second degree burn
Third degree burn
Minor burn - first aid - series

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