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RODRIGUEZ VERNAL, Yaritza  and  HERNANDEZ ZAYAS, Marcia Sandra. Children disability due to domestic accident. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case history of an 11 year-old patient who suffered from serious dermal and hypoepidermic burns with kerosene as a consequence of a domestic accident, which caused him physical and motor disabling sequels, disfigurement of the face, difficulty for feeding and psychological disorders is presented. Even in 2009, the boy received comprehensive treatment in the Community Rehabilitation Service of Mella municipality in Santiago de Cuba province.

Keywords : domestic accident; burns due to kerosene; children disability; psychological disorders; service of community rehabilitation.

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