Depressed frontal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio



Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

CT Brain

Right frontal bone comminutive fracture destroying the respective frontal sinus and the orbital roof. There is also a right sphenoid fracture. Blood content is observed occupying the paranasal sinus on the right. 

A small anterior right frontal extradural haematoma as formed and associated with pneumocranium.

Case Discussion

This patient was involved in a motorcycle accident and suffered multiple fractures depressing his frontal bone on the right and destroying the orbital roof.  

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Case information

rID: 39507
Case created: 7th Sep 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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