Hot Air Sauna Burns—Review of Their Etiology and Treatment

@article{Koljonen2009HotAS,
  title={Hot Air Sauna Burns—Review of Their Etiology and Treatment},
  author={Virve Koljonen},
  journal={Journal of Burn Care & Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={30},
  pages={705-710}
}
  • Virve Koljonen
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Burn Care & Research
  • Hot air sauna burns (HASBs) are rare but potentially fatal injuries with simultaneous rhabdomyolysis. The mechanism of HASBs involves prolonged exposure to hot air because of immobility. The burned areas are on the parts of the body that are directly exposed to hot air. This type of heat exposure results in a complex injury, in which full-thickness skin damage occurs concurrently with deeper tissue destruction. Sauna bathing is becoming more and more a popular recreational activity around the… CONTINUE READING

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