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Labial frenum tear from instrumental delivery
  1. Himal Gurung,
  2. Anthony Cohn
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Watford General Hospital, Watford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Himal Gurung, Department of Paediatrics, Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road, Watford WD18 0HB, UK; himal.gurung{at}

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We report a 39-week neonate born in our maternity unit, with a birth weight of 3.348 kg, via elective caesarean section for breech presentation. The infant needed forceps extraction during caesarean section. He was noted to have a bruised and swollen upper lip and …

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  • Contributors Both authors contributed equally to the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.