Ping Pong Fracture | definition of Ping Pong Fracture by Medical dictionary
Ping Pong Fracture
A popular term for a depressed smooth concave cranial vault fracture of the neonatal skull, so named for the similarity to the indentation that can be produced by focal pressure on a ping pong ball. It is not generally associated with intracranial injury
Aetiology Use of forceps in a difficult delivery, secondary to pressure on the infant skull by the mother’s sacral promontory during delivery
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Here in, a newborn delivered by cesarean section with ping pong fracture was reported.
Computed tomography (CT) of the head revealed a ping pong fracture in the right tempero-parietal bone.