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Are there tests to confirm the doctor's diagnosis of puncture wound of the lip?
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: No need for test
A puncture wound of the lip simply means something has pierced the lip.
This is usually obvious on physical exam and requires no further testing.

In brief: No need for test
A puncture wound of the lip simply means something has pierced the lip.
This is usually obvious on physical exam and requires no further testing.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: None Needed
Physical examination including visual and palpation, combined with history of injury is all that is needed.

In brief: None Needed
Physical examination including visual and palpation, combined with history of injury is all that is needed.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Suman Das
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: History,clinical exa
Most important is the history and then clinical examination.
Usually there will be injury with sharp pointed object and a punctured wound on the skin surface.If there is a broken radio-opaque object in the wound it could be seen by x'ray.If it is a metal object and glasses with enough lead content you may see it by x'ray, but.Many of the modern glasses could be missed.Exploration of the punctured wo.

In brief: History,clinical exa
Most important is the history and then clinical examination.
Usually there will be injury with sharp pointed object and a punctured wound on the skin surface.If there is a broken radio-opaque object in the wound it could be seen by x'ray.If it is a metal object and glasses with enough lead content you may see it by x'ray, but.Many of the modern glasses could be missed.Exploration of the punctured wo.
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das
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