Depressed frontal bone fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

MVA.

Patient Data

Age: 33
Gender: Male
CT

CT Facial bones

There are comminuted fractures involving both anterior and posterior frontal sinuses walls and the anterior ethmoid bone, with a depressed pattern noted by the displacement of the dorsum nasal. Frontal and anterior ethmoidal haemosinuses are noted as well as bilateral pneumo-orbits due to papyracea lamina fractures. Tiny pneumo-cranium bubble noted adjacent to the frontal fracture that extends to the intracranial surface. 

Case Discussion

Extensive depressed fracture involving the frontal bone (frontal sinuses) and ethmoid bone. Brain study was unremarkable. 

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Case information

rID: 39831
Case created: 22nd Sep 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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