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Old 12-22-2016, 06:55 AM
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Originally Posted by buddha_david View Post
Fifth degree burns destroy soft tissue and extend to the bones, while sixth degree destroys the bones themselves. You hardly ever hear about the last two degrees because they are virtually 100% fatal.
No doubt. I imagine any heat severe and prolonged enough to burn tissue down to the bone anywhere on the body will also cause massive (typically fatal) damage elsewhere on the body, too.