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lacerate

[′las·ə‚rāt]
(medicine)
To inflict a wound by tearing.
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A TEENAGER was taken to hospital with knee lacerations after a head-on collision.
Physicians at the Carcar District Hospital found lacerations in the baby's private parts which caused the bleeding.
Patients and Methods: A total of 300 patients of both gender under 12 years of age, with small clean facial lacerations were selected and divided in two equal groups using random number tables.
The lacerations can be partial thickness (involving the superficial structures of lid) or full thickness (where the laceration goes through all layers of lid).
3) In USA emergency departments, the most common diagnoses from ice hockey injuries are lacerations (27%), contusions or abrasions (17.
04% Acriflavin), and deeper lacerations were cleaned with isopropyl alcohol but left open to avoid closing in infections.
With a thorough understanding of the causes of eye lid lacerations, it is possible to develop a better preventive strategy and hence improve the public health policy in this respect.
Julien claims he suffered a severed tendon in his right hand, lacerations from broken glass, cosmetic deformity and mental distress due to the fight, according to (http://www.
Another man was taken to hospital to be treated for lacerations on his arm, which are thought to have been caused by a knife.