Ping pong skull fracture

Case contributed by Mohamed Abdel-Tawab Mohamed
Diagnosis certain


Fall on the ground

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Female

Depressed fracture 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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