Burns


Burn injuries in children often arise following accidental spillage of hot drinks or food on a child or direct contact with a hot object such as a open flame, hot cooking pan or a personal item such as a curling iron. Such injuries often result in a second degree burn. Careful management of these injuries requires prompt wound care assessment and advanced wound dressings to prevent the burn from scarring or becoming infected. Dr. Amaya and his staff are experts in burn management and are eager to assist with healing these painful wounds in your child. The cases below represent various stages of second degree burns in toddlers and older children.

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Case 1: Toddler who suffered a thermal burn to the face

Case 2: Toddler who suffered second degree burns to the hand after touching a hot object

Case 3: Toddler who suffered second degree burns of both hands after falling into container with hot liquid

Case 4: Teenage boy who suffered a second degree contact burn when his leg touched a hot object

Case 5: Teenage boy who suffered a second degree burn to his chest wall while working on car radiator

Case 6: Toddler who suffered a second degree burn on thigh from accidental spillage of hot liquid.

Case 7: Toddler who suffered second degree burn injury to her face due to curling iron accident