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What sort of problem is an abrasion?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In dermatology, an abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to the skin, no deeper than the epidermis.
It is less severe than a laceration, and bleeding, if present, is minimal. Mild abrasions, also known as grazes or scrapes, do not scar or bleed, but deep abrasions may lead to the formation of scar tissue. A more traumatic abrasion that removes all layers of skin is called an avulsion.

In brief: Let me explain
In dermatology, an abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to the skin, no deeper than the epidermis.
It is less severe than a laceration, and bleeding, if present, is minimal. Mild abrasions, also known as grazes or scrapes, do not scar or bleed, but deep abrasions may lead to the formation of scar tissue. A more traumatic abrasion that removes all layers of skin is called an avulsion.
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