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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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Emdogain does not prevent progressive root resorption after replantation of avulsed teeth: a clinical study.
Successful primary microsurgical replantation of an avulsed penis.
Among all the factors, EODT and storage medium are considered the most critical factors that affects the outcome of an avulsed tooth.
The avulsed turbinate was firmly stuck in the orifice at the end of the tube.
Caption: Figure 2: Two images of the 6 cm x 8 cm avulsed uterine leiomyoma recovered from the patient during laparotomy.
The distal patellar tendon was completely avulsed through two-thirds of its length.
The prognosis of traumatized teeth depends on the sudden and suitable treatment.9 Prompt care is required for avulsed permanent teeth as the prognosis is better if transplanted within 30 minutes and further depends on the periodontal ligaments attached to the tooth.10 The role of school teachers and parents in this regard is very important and because of knowledge inadequacy about TDIs in teachers and parents their attitude does not bring reduction in TDIs.11,12
An 18-gauge needle can be used to bore a hole through the avulsed nail plate, which may be held in an antiseptic solution soak during the biopsy.
In some injuries, such as an avulsed or knocked-out tooth, the first 5 to 20 minutes are critical.
(13) indicated for avulsed teeth a semi-rigid splint for 7 to 10 days fixed with composite resin and steel wire with a diameter from 0.015 to 0.030.