scalp laceration

scalp lac·er·a·tion

a tear of the dermis or underlying tissues and galea aponeurotica of the scalp.
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I flick open the file and scan the admitting doctor's notes, noting the patient is a young male who suffered a mild concussion and scalp laceration - relatively straightforward.
One wound was a minor scalp laceration, in which the blade would have contacted the hard bone of the skull.
But as she convalesced from the concussion, scalp laceration, injured kidneys, fractured pelvis, broken ribs, fractured vertebrae and a broken bone in her hand, Kyle, now 90, had plenty of time to watch the changes in the light, shadow and foliage on the trees outside her second-story apartment.
He struck a tree while driving home from work and sustained multiple injuries including traumatic ventral hernia, traumatic left testicular hematoma, open bilateral superior and inferior pubic rami fractures, scalp laceration, nasal bone fractures, and bilateral occipital condyle fractures.
Edith was hospitalized with a brain injury, scalp laceration and multiple spinal fractures.
The inspection of the head revealed an extensive scalp laceration in the frontal region, with a loss of brain tissue (Fig.
In another earlier prospective study, Howell and Morgan (1988) examined 68 scalp laceration repairs done without hair removal and found no wound infections.
Patient injury from these reactions generally occurs secondarily, for example, when syncope induces a fail that results in a scalp laceration.
There is no medical reason why the deceased could not stem the flow of blood from the scalp laceration.
5-cm right parietal scalp laceration, moderate bleeding, and an underlying hematoma, even though there was no loss of consciousness, vomiting, or seizure activity.
Six of them have been taken to hospital, the most serious of which is a substantial scalp laceration although none are life-threatening.
Lisa McConway, 28, suffered severe blunt trauma with scalp laceration and died of complications of her injuries at a hospital in on the Spanish island last Christmas Eve.