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Stage 3: Full-thickness Skin Loss without Fascial Involvement
Stage 4: Full-thickness Skin Loss with Fascial Involvement
Friction and Shear
< 10% of Body Surface Area (BSA) Involved
10-30% BSA Overlaps with Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN)
Affects Skin and Mucous Membranes
Sloughing of Skin
High Mortality Rate
IVIG (Intravenous Immunoglobulin)
Dark, Thickened Flexural Areas
Hyperkeratosis with Melanocytes
Treat Underlying Disorder
Stages of Hypothermia
32 to 35°C (90 to 95°F)
28 to 32°C (82 to 90°F)
Obvious Motor Impairment
< 28°C (< 82°F)
Remove From Environment
Remove Wet Clothing
Warm IV Solutions
Warm Gastric Lavage
Warm Trunk BEFORE Extremities
Low-Grade Skin Tumor
Dome-shaped Nodule with Central Crater
More Common in Elderly
Resembles Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin
Grows Rapidly over 4-6 Weeks
Workup & Management
Wide Excisional Biopsy
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Defective Nucleotide Excision Repair
Pyrimidine Dimer Accumulation
Susceptible to UVA and UVB Rays
Increased Risk of Skin Cancer
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