"Nosology"= pathology; systematic classification and description of the diseases This chapter contains the clinical presentations of lesions which are the result of mechanical, thermic or chemical injuries and accidents as well as injuries caused by different mental or psychosocial handicaps or psychiatric diseases.
A reliable anamnesis together with the clinical presentation often leads to the diagnosis. Accordingly, a detailed description of the following themes is not given at this chapter.
Scratching, cutting, self-mutilation
Mechanical injury or burn