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Evaluation and repair of tongue lacerations

Jill Jasper, MD
Garrett Losh, MD
Erin E Endom, MD
Section Editors
Anne M Stack, MD
Ann Griffen, DDS, MS
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


This topic will discuss the evaluation and repair of tongue lacerations. Wound preparation, wound closure with sutures, closure of facial lacerations, and dental injury are discussed separately:

(See "Minor wound preparation and irrigation".)

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

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

(See "Evaluation and management of dental injuries in children".)


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Literature review current through: Oct 2015. | This topic last updated: Nov 18, 2015.
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