A 42-year-old patient is admitted to the hospital after sustaining multiple burns. The patient's arm is white, leathery, and does not blanch. Based on this description, what is the depth of injury?

Full thickness burn


• Full thickness burn (3rd degree): White/Brown, dry, leathery, painless, no blanching

• Superficial (1st degree): Red, dry, painful

• Superficial partial thickness (2nd degree): Red, clear blisters, moist, painful, blanches

• Deep partial thickness (2nd degree): Red and white, bloody blisters, moist, painful, less blanching

• 4th degree: Black, eschar, dry, painless, no blanching

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