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Assessment and management of lip lacerations

Judd E Hollander, MD
Lauren N Weinberger Conlon, MD
Section Editors
Anne M Stack, MD
Allan B Wolfson, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


This topic will discuss the assessment and management of lip lacerations. Assessment and management of other facial lacerations, tongue lacerations, and general discussions on wound preparation and suturing are provided separately:

(See "Assessment and management of facial lacerations".)

(See "Evaluation and repair of tongue lacerations".)

(See "Minor wound preparation and irrigation".)

(See "Closure of minor skin wounds with sutures".)

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