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Please explain if it is true that fourth degree burns are real?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: More than skin deep

The 1st, 2nd ; 3rd degree classifications refer to skin involvement and will have implications for treatment and resuscitation.
When the burn involves deeper tissues such as muscle or bone, it is occasionally referred to as a 4th degree burn.

In brief: More than skin deep

The 1st, 2nd ; 3rd degree classifications refer to skin involvement and will have implications for treatment and resuscitation.
When the burn involves deeper tissues such as muscle or bone, it is occasionally referred to as a 4th degree burn.
Dr. Otto Placik
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