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Depressed skull fracture.

DeLonga DMD - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Depressed skull fracture.

History: 2 year old boy who fell down a flight of uncarpeted stairs and has a painful lump on the scalp.

Findings: An irregularity in the skull is noted on the plain radiograph and is suspicious for fracture. The axial image from a non-contrast head CT demonstrates a corresponding depressed skull fracture. A similar image obtained after six weeks demonstrates healing and remodeling of the depressed fragment.

Ddx: Depressed skull fracture Non-accidental trauma

Dxhow: Radiographically.

Exam: Normal neurologic examination with a tender swelling on the left parietal region of the skull.

No MeSH data available.


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Depressed skull fracture.

DeLonga DMD - MedPix (2006)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Depressed skull fracture.

History: 2 year old boy who fell down a flight of uncarpeted stairs and has a painful lump on the scalp.

Findings: An irregularity in the skull is noted on the plain radiograph and is suspicious for fracture. The axial image from a non-contrast head CT demonstrates a corresponding depressed skull fracture. A similar image obtained after six weeks demonstrates healing and remodeling of the depressed fragment.

Ddx: Depressed skull fracture Non-accidental trauma

Dxhow: Radiographically.

Exam: Normal neurologic examination with a tender swelling on the left parietal region of the skull.

No MeSH data available.