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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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So, the aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge of parents with different educational levels about the emergency management of tooth avulsion in Saudi Arabia and their attitude toward receiving further education on the emergency management of tooth avulsion.
Descriptive statistics were utilised for demographic data, and Pearson's [chi square] test to determine the association between maximum PR and patient factors such as age, BMI, parity, levator avulsion and previous surgery.
The potential for structural healing of the avulsed tendon is considered to exist with conservative management, as demonstrated in cases of lower limb tendon avulsion in professional football (Gamradt et al, 2009; Ueblacker et al, 2016).
Poncet first described the injury as avulsion fracture of tibial spine1.
(13) Muscle fatigue also contributes to the risk of injury, with hamstring avulsion from the ischial tuberosity common in dancers and other athletes who place stress on stretched hamstrings.
The prevalence of luxation injuries (subluxation, intrusive luxation and lateral luxation) and tooth avulsions were significantly higher in the SG (42.2% and 10.5%, respectively) than the CG (25.0% and 4.2%, respectively) [p=0.028].There were no extrusive luxation injuries observed in SG and CG.
Conclusions: The knowledge of dentists regarding immediate management of avulsion injuries was inadequate.
Optic nerve avulsion can develop following blunt or penetrating ocular trauma through various indirect mechanisms.
Grado III, una avulsion cutanea, laceracion del glande o meato.
Inokuchi, "Traumatic avulsion of the uterine myoma," Journal of Trauma--Injury Infection and Critical Care, vol.
Tibial tubercle avulsion fractures are managed operatively in most cases, and long-term outcomes are favorable with the resumption of sport to the previous level [4].
Brachial plexus avulsion injury (BPAI) represents one of the most devastating injuries of the upper extremity, and nerve transfer is the most frequently used method in restoring upper limb function for such serious lesion.