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Scrapes (abrasions) are skin wounds that rub or tear off
skin. Most scrapes are shallow and do not extend far into the skin, but some
may remove several layers of skin. Usually there is little bleeding from a
scrape, but it may ooze pinkish fluid.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as of
June 6, 2012
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 06, 2012
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