The Zurich Tongue Scheme may help you in assessing tongue lacerations in kids.  


Check out the papers mentioned.

Seiler M, Massaro SL, Staubli G, Schiestl C. Tongue lacerations in children: to suture or not? Swiss Med Wkly. 2018 Oct 28;148:w14683. doi: 10.4414/smw.2018.14683. PMID: 30378089.

Sibley AK, Atkinson P, Lobay K. Just the facts: Pediatric Dental and Oral Injuries. CJEM. 2020 Jan;22(1):23-26. doi: 10.1017/cem.2019.440. PMID: 31727193.

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