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Pediatric Burns and Scars

  • Mark FisherEmail author
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Abstract

The treatment of scarring in children can be a daunting task due to the complex interplay of the scar, physical growth and development, and the cognitive, social, and emotional development of the growing child. When should we intervene? How should we intervene? How can we optimize outcomes without traumatizing children through our interventions? This chapter explores these factors as well as the current treatment options for children with scar ranging from small superficial scars to the most severe burn-related reconstructive problems.

Keywords

Pediatric scar Pediatric burn Pediatric burn reconstruction Pediatric plastic surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA

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