Ping pong skull fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Abdel-Tawab Mohamed


Fall on the ground

Patient Data

Age: 1
Gender: Female

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
Published: 18th Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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