Alternate Names : Lacerations, Cuts
A wound is any injury resulting in the breaking of the skin.
What are the causes and risks of the injury?
Many of the common causes of wounds are everyday objects, including the following:
pieces of wood
punctures due to needles, pins, nails, and hooks
scrapes from falling
Animal and human bites can also cause wounds. Wounds that are dirty or do not receive prompt medical attention, if necessary, run a high risk of becoming infected.