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222 Possible Causes for Basilar Skull Fracture, Poorly Aerated Mastoids

  • Acute Mastoiditis

    Chronic mastoiditis results in a sclerotic, poorly aerated mastoid cavity (Figure 155-7).[otologytextbook.net]

  • Skull Fracture

    Possible Complications of Basilar Skull Fractures The most severe complication of a basilar skull fracture is death.[ebtrialattorneys.com] The following is a review of Battle's background and his contributions to medicine, specifically his observations associated with basilar skull fractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] skull fracture.[cochrane.org]

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  • Basilar Skull Fracture

    Basilar skull fracture accounts for approximately 20% of all skull fractures.[symptoma.com] Serious cases usually result in death Pathophysiology [ edit ] A basilar skull fracture as seen on CT Diagram showing bones that may be involved in a basilar skull fracture[en.wikipedia.org] , basilar skull fractures, fractures, skull, fracture, basilar ": Basilar Skull Fracture ...[liquisearch.com]

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  • Head Injury

    Abbreviations: BSF : basilar skull fracture CSF : cerebrospinal fluid CT : computed tomography EDH : epidural hemorrhage GCS : Glasgow Coma Scale ICI : intracranial injury[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] High Risk Glasgow Coma Scale less than 15, two hours after injury Suspect open or depressed skull fracture Sign of basilar skull fracture Vomiting more than once Older than[emedicinehealth.com] It can also evaluate bony injuries to the skull and look for bleeding in the sinuses of the face associated with basilar skull fractures.[emedicinehealth.com]

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  • Depressed Skull Fracture

    Basilar Skull Fractures A basilar skull fracture is, in essence, a linear fracture located at the base of the skull.[kitaylaw.com] A basilar, aka basal, skull fracture means the fracture is somewhere around the base of your skull.[healthblurbs.com] Serious cases usually result in death Pathophysiology [ edit ] A basilar skull fracture as seen on CT Diagram showing bones that may be involved in a basilar skull fracture[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Temporal Bone Fracture

    Initial CT scans of the head in 114 patients with a diagnosis of basilar skull fracture at discharge were retrospectively reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: The records of all patients 18 years of age diagnosed with a basilar skull fracture, including TBF, at a level I trauma center from 2004 to 2009 were reviewed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bottom line: Suspect temporal bone injuries in patients with any signs of basilar skull fracture.[regionstraumapro.com]

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  • Traumatic Pneumocephalus

    Free Education May 2015 Pneumocephalus Resulting from Basilar Skull Fracture Author Notes From the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center,[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org] The presence of a significant hematoma in the subarachnoid space was not confirmed, but we suspect hemorrhage resulted from the basilar skull fracture.[e-acfs.org] Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing meningitis in patients with basilar skull fractures. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006; 1. 22. Askarian M, Moravveji AR, Assadian O.[jmscr.igmpublication.org]

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  • Kartagener Syndrome

    Synopsis poorly aerated mastoids absence of frontal sinuses chronic sinusitis conductive deafness chronic otitis media corneal abnormalities rhinitis nasal polyps anosmia[humpath.com] CT scan will reveal bronchiectasis and also demonstrate involvement of paranasal sinuses poorly aerated mastoids and absence of frontal sinuses.[symptoma.com] CT scan for bronchiectasis and to demonstrate involvement of paranasal sinuses (poorly aerated mastoids absence of frontal sinuses).[patient.info]

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  • Fracture of the Cribriform Plate

    It is easily fractured, and can be seen is association with basilar skull fractures.[allnurses.com] It is easily fractured, and can be seen is association with basilar skull fractures. This is one source for rhinorrhea in patients with these fractures.[regionstraumapro.com] Complication from a nasopharyngeal airway in a patient with a basilar skull fracture. Anesthesiology. 74(2):366-8, 1991 Feb.[trauma.org]

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  • Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula

    Motor vehicle accidents, falls, and other crush injuries contribute to the incidence of basilar skull fractures and the formation of fistulae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR).[definitions.net] CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA, especially basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR) is the most common cause of this condition, but it may also occur spontaneously or in association[healthdictionary.info]

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