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Skin Injury in Children

External factors can harm the skin, including heat, sharp objects, ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and excessive rubbing or pressure. Many types of skin injuries require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

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