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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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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.
Reconstruction of pediatric scalp avulsion injuries after dog bites.
Therefore, parents' knowledge about the emergency management (ER) of tooth avulsion is essential for better prognosis.4,13,19-21
The aim of our study was therefore to determine if altered levator ani muscle morphology (in the form of distension and avulsion) is a contributing factor to successful pessary use.
Few reports of latissimus dorsi tendon avulsion, with or without teres major involvement, exist, highlighting the rare nature of this injury.
Conclusion: This study demonstrated operative fixation of Grade III and IV anterior cruciate ligament avulsion injuries as a successful surgical option in Military soldiers.
Upon re-review of the MRI by the radiology team and chief surgeon for dance medicine at the sport and dance medicine institution, it was felt that the injury to the proximal hamstrings was a bony avulsion with minimal displacement, as opposed to strictly a soft tissue avulsion.
The types of TDIs observed ranged from enamel fracture to tooth avulsion as shown in Table-III.
Questions related to knowledge and practice regarding immediate management of dental avulsion was asked and then responses were categorised as good knowledge, moderate and poor knowledge.
Brain tomography conducted in the emergency department and orbital magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination requested by ophthalmology showed no pathology other than sporadic hemorrhages in the vitreous and irregularity at the lamina cribrosa level consistent with right optic nerve avulsion. Based on the results of ophthalmologic examination and imaging, the patient was diagnosed with optic nerve avulsion (Figure 3).
A la exploracion fisica se encontro una herida sangrante, de bordes irregulares, desde la base del pene con extension al escroto, con restos vegetales y tierra, con presencia de avulsion total de la piel del pene en su base y tercio medio, respetando unicamente la piel prepucial.
Uterine leiomyomas are thought to occur in up to 25% of women, and previous case reports have shown that traumatic abdominal injury following an MVA can lead to an avulsion of a uterine leiomyoma, resulting in hemoperitoneum with a free-floating intraperitoneal mass [9-12].