Disfigurement is when a person’s appearance is affected due to a scar, burn, change in skin texture, or differently shaped body part.

What are some types of scarring and disfigurement injuries?

  • Burns, including fire and chemical
  • Derma- brasion
  • Fibromalasia
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  • Road rash injuries
  • Surgery
  • Teeth, mouth, and jaw injuries
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)

In addition to physical scarring, many accidents can lead to the injured person coping with mental and emotional trauma. This includes diminished self-esteem, depression, and anxiety.

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