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What is a third-degree burn?
A third-degree burn is referred to as a full-thickness burn. This type of burn destroys the outer layer of skin (epidermis) and the entire layer beneath (or dermis).
What causes a third-degree burn?
In most cases, third-degree burns are caused by the following:
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