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Paul L. Liebert, MD, Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery, Tomah Memorial Hospital, Tomah, WI
Knee sprains (see Knee Sprains and Related Injuries), meniscal injuries (see Knee Sprains and Related Injuries), and runner’s knee (see Pain in the Front of the Knee) are common knee injuries.
Burns are usually caused by heat (thermal burns), such as fire, steam, tar, or hot liquids. Burns can be caused by other agents. Which of the following agents causes burns that most closely resemble thermal burns?