raccoon eyes


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rac·coon eyes

bilateral ecchymosis in the periorbital region; suggests a basilar skull fracture and may also be seen in neuroblastoma.
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rac·coon eyes

(rak-ūn' īz)
Periorbital ecchymosis appearing several hours after delayed discoloration around the eyes from a fracture of the floor of the anterior cranial fossa.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rac·coon eyes

(rak-ūn' īz)
Bilateral ecchymosis in periorbital region; suggests basilar skull fracture or neuroblastoma.
Synonym(s): raccoon sign.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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