ND97.4/T25 Burn of ankle or foot, deep full thickness or complex burn



Foot or ankle burns are typically caused by contact with hot liquids, steam, hot surfaces or flames, electrical currents, or chemicals.


Foot or ankle burns are diagnosed based on physical examination, medical history, and medical imaging. The severity of the burn is classified based on the depth of the burn, size of the burn, and how many layers of the skin are affected.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnoses for foot or ankle burns include frostbite, contact dermatitis, and nerve damage.


Treatment of foot or ankle burns depends on the severity of the burn and may include medications, surgery, skin grafts, physical therapy, and/or wound care.


The prognosis for foot or ankle burns depends on the severity of the burn and the promptness of the treatment. In general, the prognosis is good if the burn is treated promptly and properly.

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