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Second degree burn

Second-degree burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of the skin, causing pain, redness, swelling, and blistering.


Review Date: 1/13/2010
Reviewed By: 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.
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