Battle sign


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Bat·tle sign

(bat'ĕl),
postauricular ecchymosis in cases of fracture of the base of the skull.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Postauricular ecchymoses of the head & neck, especially over the mastoid bone, a finding typical of basilar fracture of the skull
The name does not refer to the synonym for ‘conflict’, but rather to English surgeon and lecturer William Henry Battle (1855–1936)
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Battle sign

Physical exam Postauricular ecchymoses of the head & neck, especially over the mastoid bone, a finding typical of basilar fracture of the skull
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Bat·tle sign

(bat'ĕl sīn)
Postauricular ecchymosis in cases of fracture of the base of the skull.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Battle,

William H., English surgeon, 1855-1936.
Battle incision
Battle operation
Battle sign - postauricular ecchymosis in cases of fracture of the base of the skull.
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Bat·tle sign

(bat'ĕl sīn)
Postauricular ecchymosis in cases of fracture of cranial base.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012