Clinical outcome analysis of male and female genital burn injuries: a 15-year experience at a level-1 burn center.

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OBJECTIVES The American Burn Association classifies a burn to the genitalia as a major injury. Isolated burns to the penis, scrotum or vulva are rare as a result of protection provided by the thighs and abdomen. Thus, burned genitalia represent an ominous sign of a more extensive total body surface area burn. METHODS A retrospective analysis of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2011.02943.x

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