skull fracture

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skull frac·ture

a break of the cranium resulting from trauma.

skull fracture

A fracture of the bony skull, either:
(1) Compound skull fracture, in which there may be communication between the brain and the external environment; or
(2) Expressed skull fracture, in which parts of the of brain extrude from the fracture fragments.

skull fracture

Orthopedics A fracture of one or more cranial bones, caused by MVAs, falls, assault, sports, occupational accidents and other forms of blunt trauma Clinical Headache, bleeding from wounds and orifices, loss of consciousness, confusion, seizures, restless, drowsiness, visual defects, slurred speech, N&V, stiff neck. See Fracture.
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Amid the scuffle a junior doctor, Paribaha Mukhopadhyay sustained a serious skull injury and was admitted in the intensive care unit of the Institute of Neurosciences in Kolkata's Park Circus area.
Indian captain Nari Contractor's career was cut short by a skull injury in 1962.
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RYAN Mason insisted he had done "everything in my power" to play again after conceding defeat to the fractured skull injury he suffered in January 2017.
Between November of that year and May 2016 when she died, Elsie suffered a fracture to her right leg, sustained a bruise to the left side of her forehead, another bruise to her head and a squint in her left eye and a lethal skull injury.
Namral forces of a long delivery caused the skull injury.
This is especially true for pediatric patients in whom a thin skull predisposes to inadvertent skull injury. There are single case reports of air embolism, epidural hematoma, and a tension pneumocephalus related to pin fixation.
Walker's friend and the Porsche driver Roger Rodas' condition was equally worse, with a broken skull injury leaving his brain open.
Talking about their friendship, Dexter believes what made him grow fonder of Contractor was the latter's skull injury while facing Charlie Griffith against Barbados during India's tour of the West Indies in the 1961- 62 season.