7 results match your criteria Complex Laceration Tongue

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Traumatic bifid tongue: A rare presentation in a child. Case report.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2020 Sep 11;57:11-13. Epub 2020 Jul 11.

Geisel Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, 03755, USA.

Introduction: Although most tongue lacerations in children can be treated conservatively, accepted indications for suture repair include complex injury, large flaps, and active bleeding. The purpose of this article is to highlight repair of a unique, severe injury pattern in a child.

Presentation And Treatment: A 3-year-old boy fell on a cemented floor causing a midline full-thickness laceration through the median fibrous septum, resulting in a bifid tongue. Read More

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September 2020

[Use of bronchial blocker in emergent thoracotomy in presence of upper airway hemorrhage, and cervical spine fracture: a difficult decision].

Braz J Anesthesiol 2018 Jul - Aug;68(4):408-411. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Centro Hospitalar Tondela Viseu, Viseu, Portugal.

Female, 85 y.o., weighting 60kg, multiple trauma patient. Read More

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January 2018

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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[Custom-made mouthguards and prevention of orofacial injuries in sports].

Acta Med Croatica 2007 ;61 Suppl 1:9-14

Zavod za stomatolosku protetiku, Stomatoloski fakultet, Sveuciliste u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Hrvatska.

The importance of sports dentistry has become even greater due to the role that sports have in modern society. As the risk of sports-related injuries appears already in the period of children's play and is constantly present in various risk-related sporting activities, the role of dental profession has become extremely important. Custom-made mouthguards are the most highly recommended mouthguards used for successful prevention of orofacial and dental injuries. Read More

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November 2008

Submandibular cellulitis (Ludwig's angina) associated to a complex odontoma erupted into the oral cavity. Case report and literature review.

Minerva Stomatol 2007 Nov-Dec;56(11-12):639-47

Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Odontostomatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.

The clinical presentation of Ludwig's angina consists in a severe expanding cellulitis causing swelling of the floor of the mouth, tongue and submandibular region, thus resulting in a possible obstruction of the airway and in a rapid progress in deep neck soft tissue infection and mediastinitis with potentially fatal consequences. Frequently, submandibular cellulitis develops from an acute infection spreading from the lower molar teeth. Mandibular fractures, traumatic laceration of the floor of the mouth, and peritonsillar abscesses are other concomitant clinical features. Read More

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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
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