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Avulsion

In law, a situation in which the amount of land on a property increases or decreases due to a sudden (not a gradual) action of water. For example, a flood changing the course of a river may result in avulsion. Depending on the laws of the jurisdiction in which it occurs, an avulsion may or may not change property lines or even government borders.

avulsion

A sudden and perceptible loss or addition to property as a result of the action of water either taking soil from one property and leaving it on another,or by virtue of a river or other running water changing the course of its bed.The rule is that boundary lines described with reference to the midpoint of the stream will remain at the midpoint of the old stream, and not the midpoint of the new stream. This is because of the sudden nature of the change, so that people may reasonably notice and mark the location of the old stream bed as a matter of reference.

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These were subsequently added together to develop a model(s) that would predict the outcomes for replanted avulsed teeth based on early clinical variables.
Computed tomography (CT) confirmed the presence of a bony mass in the nasopharynx and demonstrated a partially avulsed left middle turbinate (figure 2).
There also have been several case reports of successful reattachment of whole or partial avulsed ears, a particularly difficult surgical undertaking because of the lack of local venous capacity (J.
If a primary (baby) tooth is accidentally avulsed, do not put it back in the mouth.
An avulsed or ruptured nerve will usually result in some degree of permanent impairment to the child.
These involve the use of Emdogain in the treatment of dental trauma (treatment of avulsed (knocked-out) teeth), exposed dental roots (recession defects) as well as restoration of tooth supporting structures in connection with non-surgical treatment of the dental root.
Intraoperatively, it was found that 90% of the distal biceps tendon was avulsed from the radial tuberosity.
Furthermore, the lifetime cost associated with one avulsed tooth is estimated to be $15,000.
Technical refinement in the management of circumferentially avulsed skin of the leg.
In this article, we describe what we believe is only the second reported case of endotracheal tube obstruction caused by an avulsed papilloma during intubation in [CO.
Knowlton cautioned that athletic injuries to the face and mouth include contusions, bone fractures, broken and avulsed teeth, eye and brain injuries.
For example, complete amputations that are clean-cut are better indications for replantation than extensively crushed or avulsed amputations.