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Pressure Cooker Burn Injuries
First Degree Burn – A first degree burn usually affects the outer layer of the skin. A first degree burn can cause pain, redness and swelling and usually resolves within a week.
Second Degree Burn – A second degree burn is when the first layer of skin has been burned through to the second layer of skin (dermis). Blisters develop and the skin takes on a deep red appearance. Second-degree burns produce severe pain and swelling.
Third Degree Burn – A third degree burn destroys both the first (epidermis) and second (dermis) layer of skin and extends down to the third layer (subcutaneous) affecting underlying muscles and tendons. A third degree burn is the most severe type of burn and the pain may cause breathing problems and increased pulse rate.
Types of Burn Scars
Keloid Scar – A keloid scar is when there is an overgrowth of scar tissue. These scars are typically red or pink and become a dark tan over time. Keloid scars are thick, nodular, ridged and itchy as they form and grow. Large keloids can limit your mobility. In addition, clothing rubbing or other types of friction may irritate them.
Hypertrophic Scar – Hypertrophic scars are red, thick and raised, however, they are different from Keloid scars because they do not develop beyond the site of injury or incision. Also, hypertrophic scars will improve over time.
Contractures – A contracture scar is a permanent tightening of skin and may affect the muscles and tendons that limit movement and could damage the nerves. Contractures develop when normal elastic connective tissue is replaced with tough fibrous tissue. This makes the tissue resistant to stretching and prevents normal movement of the affected area.
Other Injuries After a Serious Burn
In addition to the sever physical scarring itself, a burn survivor may suffer from any or all of the following:
- Emotional trauma pain and suffering
- Organ damage
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
There are many factors to consider when someone suffers a burn injury, such as the source of the burn, its location, the degree of burn, the victim’s medical history, and the age of the victim. Some burn injuries can threaten the respiratory, circulatory, and nervous system. Burn injury victims sometimes experience emotional and psychological trauma as well. Another major concern after serious burn injuries is the shock.
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