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avulsion

[ə′vəl·shən]
(hydrology)
A sudden change in the course of a stream by which a portion of land is cut off, as where a stream cuts across and forms an oxbow.
(medicine)
Tearing one part away from the other, either by trauma or surgery.
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The inability to ventilate after intubation resulted from nasotracheal tube occlusion by avulsed adenoid tissue.
Nevertheless, this case has documented that a previously formed fibrous band can be avulsed during the normal course of labor, delivery, and/or postpartum involution of the uterus and can lead to an obstetric emergency.
In contrast, suture in the Peba at both 90 [degrees] and 90/90[degrees] and in the Mainstay at 90/90[degrees] is significantly stronger than the surgical knots, suggesting that these anchors at these angles are good for use in surgery for repair of an avulsed Achilles tendon and would not cause the suture to fail at the anchor eyelet.
If the tooth is avulsed, find it, and, when feasible, replace it in the socket for transport.
The cost of treating the avulsed teeth ranged from $35 to $2,200.
22) An avulsed tooth should be gently rinsed with saline and placed back in its socket, if possible, and held in place by having the player bite down gently on gauze.
Here then is the novel, twofold approach I am proposing for the reading of the Decameron: no longer the reading of the ten tales avulsed from the life of the brigata, as if the ten tales in each day had a life of their own, independently from the life of the ten young people; instead, a reading of the tales in context, from one evening to the next, from the election of a queen or king to the next, and also from the singing of a ballad to the next--precisely the approach followed by Boccaccio the author.
Answers to a question from parents and patients about the prognosis for avulsed and replanted teeth remain unclear.
When a retinal tear results from vitreous traction, a retinal vessel crossing the tear may also be torn or avulsed, and this may lead to an area of intraretinal haemorrhage, or more commonly vitreous haemorrhage.
POLPSA (posterior labral periosteal sleeve avulsion) lesions are similar to ALPSA lesions and are characterized by stripping of the periosteum attached to the posterior labrum as it is avulsed from the glenoid rim.
An 18-year-old boy from a broken family presented to the department of accident and emergency with avulsed scrotal skin along with amputated right testis, several hours after self-inflicted injury by a sharp utility knife (Fig.
The proximal aspect of the capsule was opened, and the annular ligament was found to be attenuated and to be effectively avulsed from its ulnar insertion.