8 results match your criteria Complex Laceration Lip

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A Cost-Effective Task Trainer for Complex Lip Laceration Repair.

Cureus 2021 Mar 2;13(3):e13659. Epub 2021 Mar 2.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, USA.

Facial laceration repair is a common emergency department procedure with important cosmetic implications for patients. In instances where the vermillion border is violated special attention must be paid to accurate opposition, as little as 1 mm of misalignment can result in poor cosmetic results. We sought to construct and evaluate an affordable, effective, and easily reproduced simulation trainer of full-thickness lip laceration requiring vermillion border repair primarily for Emergency Medicine resident education. Read More

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Leech Therapy for Complex Facial Lacerations.

J Craniofac Surg 2021 Jun;32(4):e335-e337

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Abstract: Facial trauma can pose challenging reconstructive obstacles in both maintaining tissue viability and restoring aesthetic appearance. Medicinal leech therapy can help to promote vascular decompression in the setting of venous congestion. A retrospective chart review was conducted to identify patients who underwent medicinal leech therapy following venous stasis secondary to repair of a complex facial laceration. Read More

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Electronic cigarette explosion associated with extensive intraoral injuries.

Dent Traumatol 2017 Apr 10;33(2):149-152. Epub 2016 Jul 10.

Department of Periodontology, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

With the rise in popularity of usage of various electronic smoking devices, there have been increasing reports of explosions, often resulting in complex injuries to the head and neck. To promote the awareness of this new phenomenon, a case report is provided regarding an 18-year-old male who had an electronic cigarette explode in his mouth. He presented with severe damage to the anterior dentition (fractured teeth, avulsions, luxation), had fractured the premaxilla and anterior nasal spine, and sustained lacerations to the upper lip, labial mucosa, gingivae, tongue, hard palate, and facial skin. Read More

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Lip and perioral trauma.

Facial Plast Surg 2010 Dec 17;26(6):433-44. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.

The management of perioral injuries is a complex topic that must take into consideration the unique anatomy, histology, and function of the lips to best restore form and function of the mouth after injury. Basic reconstructive principles include three-layered closure for full-thickness lip lacerations. Additionally, special care is needed to ensure an aesthetic repair of the cosmetically complex and important vermillion border, philtrum, and Cupid's bow. Read More

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December 2010

Comprehensive rehabilitation after severe maxillofacial injury in a cleft patient.

J Chin Med Assoc 2010 Oct;73(10):543-8

Department of Stomatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

We present here a complex oral rehabilitation procedure for a 19-year-old male patient with an operated cleft lip and palate who suffered motorcycle accident injuries including facial lacerations, and a severe mandible fracture with loss of teeth, gingiva and alveolar bone. His initial skeletal and occlusal relationship made the emergent surgical management extremely difficult. Emergent soft tissue repair and open reduction surgery for the comminuted fracture at the mandible were performed during the intensive care period. Read More

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October 2010

Management of a complex dentoalveolar trauma: a case report.

Braz Dent J 2009 ;20(3):259-62

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil.

This paper describes the case of a 12-year-old male patient who presented a severe lateral luxation of the maxillary central incisors due to a bicycle fall. Treatment involved suture of the soft tissues lacerations, and repositioning and splinting of the injured teeth, followed by endodontic treatment and periodontal surgery. After a 2-year follow-up, clinical and radiographic evaluation revealed that the incisors presented satisfactory esthetic and functional demands. Read More

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December 2009

Advanced laceration management.

Emerg Med Clin North Am 2007 Feb;25(1):83-99

SAUSHEC Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, MCHE-EM, 3851 Roger Brooke Dr., Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234-6200, USA.

Many lacerations seen in the emergency department setting require specific management based on anatomic location. Lacerations of the fingertip, ear, nose, lip, tongue, and eyelid can be complex and require advanced management techniques. Many can be primarily treated by emergency clinicians; however, it is important for the clinician to know when consultation is appropriate for treatment by a specialist. Read More

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February 2007

Multiple dentoalveolar traumatic lesions: report of a case and proposition of dental polytrauma as a new term.

J Contemp Dent Pract 2004 Nov 15;5(4):139-47. Epub 2004 Nov 15.

Catholic University, ParanĂ¡ (PUCPR), Curitiba, Brazil.

Traumatic injuries to permanent teeth are common, and dramatic episodes can occur during childhood. The aim of this paper is to present a report of severe trauma to the orofacial complex of an 8-year old girl that resulted in multiple injuries. The use of the term "dental polytrauma" (concomitant different dental traumatic injuries) is advocated in this case presentation. Read More

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November 2004
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