Signature skull fracture
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Ibrahim D, Signature skull fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 21 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-92617
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27 Aug 2021
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History of old head trauma and surgery.
Age: 40 years old
From the case: Signature skull fracture
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Bilateral high frontoparietal parafalcine areas of encephalomalacia, likely sequel of old trauma.
Left high parietal linear fracture line resembling the weapon used (an axe).
Forensic medicine uses the term signature fracture to describe fracture type which gives information about the weapon used, which in this case was an axe.
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