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Control of burn-scar hypertrophy remains a priority program in the care of burned children. We analysed data from 779 clinical notes of children aged from 0 to 15 years who were hospitalised at the Burn Centre in Brno between 1991 and 1996. The occurrence of hypertrophic scarring in burn-injured children was studied by monitoring two periods separately, the(More)
Three hundred and ninety-four children were admitted to the burn centre in Brno over a 3-year period. The overall incidence was 31 children per 100,000 children aged 0-14 years. The majority of patients were aged 1-3 years and almost 80 per cent of them were scalded. Proportionally more boys than girls were injured, in most cases at home in the presence of(More)
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