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See avulsion.


verb To tear away—as in a tendon avulsing from its point of insertion or attachment to a bone.


To separate or tear away a body part as from an accident or surgery.
[L. a vello, pp. a vulsus, to tear away]


To pull or tear away forcibly. In some cases, a surgeon must remove a nail by avulsing it from its matrix.
Mentioned in: Nail Removal


v to tear off forcibly, as when a tooth is lost in an accident.
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For each patient only one avulsed tooth was randomly selected to be recruited in the study.
The patient was reassured by the diagnosis of a partially avulsed middle turbinate, and after a full discussion of the treatment options, she decided to undergo conservative management by outpatient follow-up.
If you are in a facility which has a special "tooth saver container" for avulsed teeth, place the tooth in the container and go to the dentist immediately.
The avulsed biceps tendon is presented on the coronal image (circled on right image).
For the management of an avulsed permanent tooth in a 12-year-old girl, 83.
Patient 1, a 10 year old female, presented with a recurrent abscess on upper right permanent central incisor (FDI notation 11) following trauma one year previously when both upper permanent central incisors were avulsed and replanted within the hour.
There are four principal causes of this: retinal tears, avulsed retinal vessels, raised intravenous pressure and so-called breakthrough bleeds.
In addition, the extraocular muscles may become avulsed following blunt trauma or assault (Figure 7).
I have used this procedure to restore over 100 avulsed fingertips over the past 20 years, and will demonstrate this technique with cadaver dissections, drawings, and case examples with detailed follow-up.
This technique has been used for repairing several different oral defects, including those in the floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa, and lip (it was successfully used to reattach a large avulsed segment of lip in a patient who had been bitten by a dog).
In the other case, the avulsed semitendinosus was not able to be reattached at its insertion site and was then reinserted with sutures to the sartorius tendon.
This transplantation was performed as the result of a previously unsuccessful re-plantation of the avulsed incisor that was luxated at the age of 11 years.