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A 2-year-old boy attends the Emergency Department having fallen, cutting his tongue on his teeth. His father gives you the history. On examination the child has a 1 cm laceration in the lateral margin of his tongue anteriorly and the upper left incisor has been avulsed. Which of the following statements are true?

  1. Non-accidental injury is the most …

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