Burns of the trunk (excluding perineum/genitalia, epidermal burns and unspecified degree) are typically caused by contact with hot liquids, steam, flames, chemicals, electricity, or sunlight.
Diagnosis of this type of burn is typically done by taking a detailed history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests such as imaging studies and blood work.
Differential diagnosis for burns of the trunk include thermal burns, chemical burns, electrical burns, and radiation burns.
Treatment for burns of the trunk typically involves wound care and management, pain management, and wound closure. In some cases, skin grafting may be necessary.
The prognosis for burns of the trunk depends on the severity of the burn and how quickly it is treated. Generally, the prognosis is good if the burn is treated quickly and properly.