Ping pong skull fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Abdel-Tawab Mohamed

Presentation

Fall on the ground

Patient Data

Age: 1
Gender: Female
CT

Depressed fracture of the of the right parietal bone. 

No underlying extra-axial or intracerebral hematomas

Case Discussion

Indented right parietal bone with intact bone mimicking green-stick fracture where the fractured bone has an intact cortex.

It is caused by blunt trauma (fall on the ground).

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Case information

rID: 50310
Case created: 30th Dec 2016
Last edited: 20th Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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