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Delayed Complications of bone healing

Delayed complications of bone healing such as delayed union occurs when healing does not occur at a normal rate for the location and type of fracture. Delayed union may be associated with distraction (pulling apart) of bone fragments, systemic or local infection, poor nutrition or chronic morbidity (diabetes mellitus, autoimmune disease). However, despite the delay […]

Mouth and teeth injuries

Mouth and/or teeth injuries often occur as a result of assaults, falls, direct blows—punches and other forms of physical trauma. If the lower jaw is affected or is given a direct blow, the person may bite his tongue or lips leading to severe bleeding and pain. Injuries like these that lead to severe bleeding may […]