chemical burn

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chemical burn

[′kem·i·kəl ‚bərn]
(medicine)
Tissue destruction caused by caustic agents, irritant gases, or other chemical agents.
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It is good for many types of burns, chemical, scalds, or sunburn.
They include environmental injuries, toxicological cases, animal bites, sexually transmitted infections, pediatric cases, trauma in the elderly, infectious diseases, medical errors, burns, chemical injuries, electrical injuries, water and electrolyte imbalance, disaster management, triage techniques, and mock trials to train health care workers in managing mass casualty incidents.
Caustics; burns, chemical; skin; calcium hydroxide.