Hand and facial burns related to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) refuelling and cigarette smoking-An underestimated risk?

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Summary of "Hand and facial burns related to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) refuelling and cigarette smoking-An underestimated risk?"

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Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany.

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Name: Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries
ISSN: 1879-1409
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