Published Online: 1 October 1974
Page Count: 7
Chief, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.
Regional consultant in forensic pathology, U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif.
Professor of forensic medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu,
(Received 5 November 1973; accepted 6 February 1974)
How old is a burn? The answer is obviously important to the forensic pathologist. To provide some guidelines to the pathologist, this study of thermal burns delineates the histologic changes in a group of people who survived from a few hours to 15 days.
Paper ID: JFS10461J