Finally something you can get your teeth into. Tongue laceration. They are a very common paediatric presentation. Almost always they are managed conservatively and allowed to heal by secondary intention. If you are considering suturing you are in for a challenging time. Thus it is not likley you will be able to suture a tongue in a child outside an operating theatre or at least a hospital and why would you.
Have a read of this and tell me what you think.
Bitten your tongue? What should you do? ….