Epidermal woundhealingBasal cells enlarge and move across the wound.Once they meet, they stop moving because ofcontact inhibition.Epidermal growth factor triggers basal stem cellsto divide.The basal epidermal cells create new strata,which thickens the epidermis.
ThirddegreeburnThe layers of skin damaged are theepidermis, dermis, subcutaneous tissue,and sometimes bones and muscles.Some symptoms might include:•No feeling in the area of the burn.•The burn may appear stiff, charred, white,leathery, or waxy.•Swelling is very likely.
ThirddegreeburnresearchSterilized strips of tilapia fish skin is being used as abandage for second and third degree burns.Started in Brazil due to lack of access to human or pigskin.For superficial second degree burns, the skin stays onuntil the patients skin begins to scar.For deeper burns, the skin is changed out a few timesover the course of several weeks of treatment.
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open fractures,basal cells,Epidermal growth factor triggers