The optimal management of pediatric steam burn from electric rice-cooker: STSG or FTSG?

@article{Jang2001TheOM,
  title={The optimal management of pediatric steam burn from electric rice-cooker: STSG or FTSG?},
  author={Y C Jang and Oh-kyoung Kwon and Jung Wook Lee and Suk Joon Oh},
  journal={The Journal of burn care & rehabilitation},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={15-20}
}
The steam burn caused by an electric rice-cooker is a unique mode of burn injury in Asian countries, especially Korea and Japan. This type of burn injury is characterized by 1) occurring most frequently on the volar aspect of the hand in toddlers younger than 2 years of age (92.8%); 2) the depth of burns are normally deep second-degree to third-degree (98%) and usually need surgery at the time of injury; 3) flexion contractures of multiple finger joints and web space contracture are common… CONTINUE READING

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