Nemours Providing pediatric care through the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children's Hospital, and primary and specialty care practices in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida
Word! Burn, First-Degree
A burn is an injury that's caused by heat or fire. A first-degree burn is a minor burn that only affects the top layer skin (called the epidermis). It is the mildest type of burn.