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44.2 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.4 x 11.4 in (300dpi)
JOHN RADCLIFFE HOSPITAL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JOHN RADCLIFFE HOSPITAL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
First (red) & second degree burns on the body & leg of a young child. The degree of a burn refers to the debth of damage done to the skin. First degree affects only the outer layer (epidermis) of the skin. Second degree involves damage to both the epidermis & the dermis, the underlying layer consisting of connective tissue, blood, lymph, sensory nerve endings, sweat glands & ducts, hair follicles & sebaceous glands. Third degree burns affect the epidermis, dermis & damage tissue lying beneath the skin.
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