Sentence Examples


  • Large cuts may require sutures and should be done by a maxillofacial surgeon for a good cosmetic result, particularly when the laceration is on the edge of the lip line (vermilion).
  • A crush wound may have irregular margins like a laceration; however, the wound will be deeper and trauma to muscle and bone may be apparent.
  • A laceration too may have little or profuse bleeding, the tissue damage is generally greater, and the wound's ragged edges do not readily line up.
  • In 60 percent of patients with subungual hematomas that involve more than 50 percent of the nail surface, laceration is repairable.
  • A person can suffer a laceration (cut) to the lips or tongue or loosening of teeth or have teeth knocked out.