flash burn


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flash burn

[′flash ‚bərn]
(medicine)
Tissue injury resulting from exposure to high-intensity radiant heat.
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On autopsy examination, there was an electric flash burn on the left side of forehead measuring 9X4cm with singeing of eyebrows and eyelashes on that side.
A 54-year-old male suffered from flash burns and a concussion, and a 29-year-old male suffered from a sprained wrist and a concussion.
But the blast inflicted flash burns on passengers, and prompted dozens of others to flee in panic.
Health officials said 22 were taken to hospital most suffering from flash burns.
The boy suffered flash burns and received care from paramedics before the Yorkshire Air Ambulance took him to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment.
This is a considerable advantage compared to other nuclear fusion processes which are under development at other research facilities, since the neutrons produced by such processes can cause dangerous flash burns," says Leif Holmlid, Professor Emeritus at the University of Gothenburg.
He suffered flash burns to his head, neck and chest after he was showered with sparks and has been undergoing surgery to treat his injuries.
By doing so you are at risk of getting serious flash burns on your face due to the vapors.
He had flash burns to his arm, and he told his wife "I told you years ago that I would never let you leave me.
Two people suffered flash burns while the others had minor injuries, including wounds from broken glass and splinters, the New York television station reported.
Police say the offenders would have suffered flash burns when they tried to break into premises in Dock Road, Connah's Quay and cut through a cable which supplied 2,500 homes.