ND96.0/T24 Burn of hip or leg, except ankle or foot, epidermal burn



Epidermal burns of the hip or leg, excluding ankle or foot, are usually caused by contact with hot sources such as steam, fire, hot liquids, or open flames. Exposure to chemicals or electrical sources can also cause epidermal burns.


Diagnosis of epidermal burns of the hip or leg is based on physical examination, history of the injury, and other tests such as X-rays.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis for epidermal burns of the hip or leg includes other causes of skin damage such as infection, insect bites, or allergic reactions.


Treatment for epidermal burns of the hip or leg includes cooling the area with cold water, covering the area with sterile gauze, and applying topical antibiotics or antibiotic ointment. Pain medication may also be prescribed.


Prognosis for epidermal burns of the hip or leg is usually good. With proper treatment, the area should heal without any scarring or infection.

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