Avulsion

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Avulsion in general refers to a tearing away. Specifically, it can refer to:

Medicine[edit]

  • A type of amputation where the extremity is pulled off rather than cut off
  • Avulsion fracture
  • Avulsion injury, in which a body structure is detached from its normal point of insertion, either torn away by trauma or cut by surgery

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