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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 contact pressure in the lateral compartment increases in radial tears and root avulsions and decreases after transosseous pull-out refixation as shown in a cadaveric knee setup by Forkel et al.
The aim of the present case report paper is to illustrate the decoronation treatment after two different traumatic injuries, the intrusive luxation and tooth avulsion lesion.
And when compared with healthy individuals, these injuries clearly signal that repetitive spinal trauma is a unique risk factor for the disease (especially when it produces some type of spinal motor neuron constriction and or avulsion upon reinjury).
MRI demonstrated an avulsion of the muscle attachment of the subscapularis onto the humeral neck along with the underlying anterior band of the inferior glenohumeral ligament, and an intact, normal appearing anterior-inferior labrum (Fig.
But avulsion fractures of tibial intercondylar eminence is a rare injury mainly affecting the pediatric population between 8 to 14 and is even rarer in adults with very few cases reported in literature.
He had experienced a bike accident that resulted in the avulsion of his maxillary left central and lateral incisor and incisal edge fracture of maxillary right central and lateral incisors.
Smith, "River avulsions and their deposits," Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, vol.
From Table 3, it can be inferred that presence of sole avulsions, underrun soles, and overgrown hooves increased the chances of occurrence of heel erosions; presence of overgrown soles increased the chances of underrun soles; and presence of sole ulcers increased the chances of occurrence of white line fissures.
This patient has Jersey finger, caused by a traumatic avulsion of the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) from the distal phalanx and diagnosed based on the mechanism of injury and the patient's inability to flex the DIP joint.
While hamstring injuries are one of the most common injuries for sports people, proximal hamstring tears and avulsions are a much rarer type and without the correct treatment are potentially seriously debilitating.
Keywords: Tooth avulsion, Dental trauma, Emergency management, replantation, parents, attitude, knowledge.
MRI of radio-graphically occult ischial apophyseal avulsions. Pediatr Radiol.