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NBME 22 Answers

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A 15-year-old girl is brought to the physician by ...

First-degree burn

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1) Superficial (first-degree) = Epidermis ~ presents as red skin without blisters

2) Superficial partial thickness (second-degree) = Extends into superficial (papillary) dermis ~ Presents with redness with clear blister & blanches with pressure

3) Deep partial thickness (second-degree) = Extends into deep (reticular) dermis ~ presents as yellow or white skin with less blanching. May be blistering.

4) Full thickness (third-degree) = Extends through entire dermis ~ presents as stiff and white/brown skin. No blanching.

5) Fourth-degree = Extends through entire skin, and into underlying fat, muscle and bone ~ presents as black skin; charred with eschar

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