Transsphenoidal basilar skull fracture
Transsphenoidal basilar skull fractures are a particularly serious type of basilar skull fracture usually occurring in the setting of severe traumatic brain injury and with potential for serious complications including damaging the internal carotid arteries and optic nerves as well as high incidence of dural tear with CSF leak.
- anterior transverse
- lateral frontal diagonal
- posterior transverse
- mastoid diagonal