pond fracture

pond frac·ture

a circular depressed skull fracture.
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pond fracture

A shallow, round, depressed fracture seen in the cranial vault (e.g., occipital, frontal or parietal) bone of infant skulls, which is related the skull’s thickness and the presence of greater proportion of cartilage than bone.
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