Accidents with the indoor open fire are happening very often. Mostly the patients are young children who fell or crawled into an open fire and hurt their hands or feet. Deformations, disablement or loss of an arm or leg is not uncommon.
In many remote villages there is no possibility for correct medical treatment; that leads to terrible life-long injuries during the healing period. The shrinking of muscles, tendons and ligaments can limit mobility and even lead to total stiffness.