Impression fracture of the skull

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient was hit with a vodka bottle in a bar fight.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Initial CT scan shows an impression fracture of the calvarium and a skull base fracture on the right with epidural haemorrhage.

After trepenation bleeding was less, but the patient was deteriorating clinically.

Case Discussion

 Impression fracture.

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Case information

rID: 16541
Case created: 26th Jan 2012
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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