ND92/T21 Burn of trunk except perineum or genitalia



Burns of the trunk, excluding perineum or genitalia, are usually caused by contact with hot objects, steam, flame, hot liquids, or electrical current.


A physical examination of the burn area is used to diagnose burns of the trunk. The size, depth, and location of the burn will be noted. Any blisters, open wounds, or discoloration of the skin will be taken into account.

Differential diagnosis

Other conditions that should be considered when diagnosing burns of the trunk include infection, trauma, or chemical burns.


Treatment of burns of the trunk typically includes wound care, pain management, and antibiotics. Skin grafts may be necessary to replace damaged tissue.


The prognosis for burns of the trunk depends on the size and depth of the burn. In general, most burns heal well with proper treatment and follow-up care.

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