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Unformatted text preview: b. Among the effects of aging are i. Loss of elastin ii. Loss of subcutaneous fat (thinning) iii. Atrophy of sebaceous glands (brittle hair results) iv. Decrease in number of meanocytes and langerhan cells 4. Burns a. First degree involve only the epidermis b. 2 nd degree destroys the epidermis and part of the dermis i. Blisters c. 3 rd degree destroys epidermis, dermis, and epidermal derivatives i. Skin grafts, polymers ii. Risks: fluid lost and infections d. Rule of 9’s:...
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- Spring '08