laceration


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laceration

[‚las·ə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
A wound made by tearing.
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The laceration was improperly repaired, and, as a result, the patient developed a retrovaginal fistula that persisted for 6 months until it was surgically repaired.
Facial laceration in pediatric population is a common presenting complaint in hospital emergency departments.
After repairing the laceration, fixation suture with 6-0 Vicryl was passed through the tube to prevent its extrusion.
The lacerations can be partial thickness (involving the superficial structures of lid) or full thickness (where the laceration goes through all layers of lid).
Slit lamp examination showed a small self sealed corneal laceration, a large horizontal laceration in the anterior lens capsule with widely displaced rolled edges, traumatic cataract, and free cortical matter in the anterior chamber.
0 N5 5 0 Puma: one cutaneous laceration < 2 cm long on foot N6 400 10 Puma: fell off >100 ft cliff while pursued.
Among all sites of injury, eyelid laceration seems to be neglected in terms of sufficient epidemiological investigations.
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.
This suggests that vaginal delivery - in the absence of sphincter laceration - is not a risk factor for anal incontinence," said Dr.
1) Simultaneous laceration of the IVC and the right renal artery is a catastrophic situation and can present a tough dilemma to the surgeon.