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Assessment and management of facial lacerations

Judd E Hollander, MD
Martin Camacho, MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, ENP-BC
Section Editors
Anne M Stack, MD
Allan B Wolfson, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


The assessment and management of facial lacerations will be reviewed here. Minor wound management, methods of suture placement, and repair of adjacent anatomic sites are discussed in detail separately:

(See "Minor wound preparation and irrigation".)

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

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

(See "Assessment and management of auricle (ear) lacerations".)

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