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If your skin has been burned, you may have a contracture scar. These scars tighten skin, which can hinder your ability to move. Contracture scars may also go deeper, affecting muscles and nerves.

From: Cosmetic Procedures: Scars WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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