What are indications for intraoral closure of complex lip laceration?

Updated: May 03, 2018
  • Author: Gretchen S Lent, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Indications for intraoral closure are as follows:

  • Mucosal laceration that creates a flap that interferes with chewing

  • Mucosal laceration that is large enough to trap food particles

  • Wounds longer than 2 cm


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