International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dental Science | Indonesia | Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020

Management of Oral and Maxillofacial Soft Tissue Injuries: Serial Case

Endang Sjamsudin [22] | Nadiya Mujaheda | Dewi Amalia | Puspitasari [6] | Dwinda Sandyarini | Dwita Kemala

Abstract: Head, face, and neck injuries often found in patients who have traffic accidents and treated in an emergency department. Trauma divided into trauma to the hard and soft tissues. Soft tissue trauma can be addressed immediately in the emergency room as an effort to control the infection of the wound. Method: the method used is to collect several cases of soft tissue wound management at the Hasan Sadikin Hospital emergency department. Results: Treatment of soft tissue injuries consisted of administering anesthesia, irrigation, debridement, and wound closure. Wound closure is done by suturing. For post-operative treatment, including administering antibiotics, additional nutrients, maintaining the humidity of the suturing area, and debridement. Conclusion: The principles of soft tissue wound management are irrigation, debridement, and suturing. Treatment is successful if there are no signs of infection and dehiscence after surgery

Keywords: Soft Tissue Injuries, wound management, irrigation, debridement, suturing

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020,

Pages: 319 - 322

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