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840 Possible Causes for Skull Fractures

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  • Meningitis

    To evaluate the effectiveness of prophylactic antibiotics for preventing meningitis in patients with basilar skull fractures.[] Basilar skull fractures will predispose the patient to meningitis.[] Antibiotics to prevent infection of the brain coverings (meningitis) in patients with basilar skull fracture Basilar skull fracture (7% to 15.8% of all skull fractures) places[]

  • Osteoporosis

    skull, heatstroke, tennis elbow, colour blindness, malnutrition, barbiturate overdose, drowning, or starvation (figure).[] A nonvertebral fracture (defined as a skeletal fracture that was not a vertebral, facial, digital, or skull fracture) was confirmed when a radiograph, a radiographic report[] […] thought that malaria and tuberculosis were diseases, but less than 20% thought the following to be diseases: lead poisoning, carbon monoxide poisoning, senility, hangover, fractured[]

  • Otitis Media

    […] base fracture Promoted articles (advertising)[] Trauma, such as a basilar skull fracture, can also lead to discharge from the ear due to cerebral spinal drainage from the brain and its covering (meninges).[] […] mass-like appearance rather than dependent fluid can be difficult to exclude if the middle ear cavity is diffusely opacified hemotympanum following trauma associated with skull[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    fracture.[] CT is best utilized for skull fracture and intracranial bleeding, whereas MRI may be ordered for prolonged symptoms, worsening symptoms or other suspected structural pathology[] […] a brain CT or brain MRI to evaluate an acute concussion unless thereare progressive neurological symptoms, focal neurological findings on exam or there is concern for a skull[]

  • Head Injury

    Cephalic tetanus from open or compound depressed skull fracture is even more rare.[] Of these, 22 examinations demonstrated skull fractures and one examination identified intracranial haemorrhage.[] The skull fracture pattern is compatible with an accident causing crush injury due to the toppled CRTT rather than AHT.[]

  • Traffic Accident

    Over 80% of the subdural and epidural haematomas were associated with skull fractures.[] […] of the ascending and descending aortae, rupture and hemorrhage of the nuchal muscle, ring fracture of the base of the skull, subarachnoid hemorrhage at the base of the brain[] In addition, it may be caused by fractures in the jugular foramina, traumas or skull base tumors.[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Trauma - eg, fracture of the skull base. Radiotherapy. Surgery. Neoplasm, primary or metastatic.[]

  • Basilar Skull Fracture

    Basilar skull fracture accounts for approximately 20% of all skull fractures.[] A basilar skull fracture is a break of a bone in the base of the skull.[] [{exp skull fractures OR skull fracture .mp} OR ({exp fractures OR fracture .mp} AND {exp skull OR] AND { OR} AND {exp antibiotics OR antibiotic[]

  • Depressed Skull Fracture

    INTRODUCTION: Elevation and repair of an open depressed skull fracture is often thought of as an emergency procedure.[] Abstract The authors describe 3 cases of neonatal depressed skull fracture subsequent to difficult delivery, treated without surgical elevation.[] Abstract Depressed skull fracture is an inward buckling of the skull bones, often because of direct blow to a small surface area of the skull with a blunt object.[]

  • Skull Fracture

    We suggest that this fracture should be included in the classification of skull fractures.[] A compound elevated skull fracture is a rare type of skull fracture where the fractured bone is elevated above the intact outer table of the skull.[] CONCLUSION: We would like to add everted fracture skull to the nomenclature describing skull fractures in addition to elevated compound fracture skull as a new entity.[]

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