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*  Skull fracture
In complex depressed fractures, the dura mater is torn. Depressed skull fractures may require surgery to lift the bones off the ... A compound elevated skull fracture is a rare type of skull fracture where the fractured bone is elevated above the intact outer ... The term skull fracture typically means fractures to the neurocranium, while fractures of the facial portion of the skull are ... Imaging in Skull Fractures Growing skull fracture at Medpix "Tutorial: CT in Head Trauma" Head Trauma at Emedicine.com Skull ...
*  Traumatic brain injury
Craniotomy, in which part of the skull is removed, may be needed to remove pieces of fractured skull or objects embedded in the ... While they can be treated with benzodiazepines, these drugs are used carefully because they can depress breathing and lower ... Skulls found in battleground graves with holes drilled over fracture lines suggest that trepanation may have been used to treat ... Infections that can follow skull fractures and penetrating injuries include meningitis and abscesses. Complications involving ...
*  Petr Čech
Čech underwent surgery for a depressed skull fracture. Initially unaware of the seriousness of the injury, the doctors later ... in line with medical advice on the time needed for complete recovery from the skull fracture. In an interview, Čech said that ... "Keeper Cech has surgery on skull". BBC Sport. 15 October 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2006. Cross, John (28 October 2006). "I'LL ...
*  Dan Snyder (ice hockey)
Snyder required surgery to repair a depressed skull fracture and was comatose. Six days later on October 5, he lapsed into ...
*  John Dibbs
The most likely cause is a severe head injury, such as a depressed skull fracture. He and Sophia lived apart for a few months, ...
*  Cephalohematoma
Skull radiography or CT scanning is also used if concomitant depressed skull fracture is a possibility. It may take weeks and ... In some cases it may be an indication of a linear skull fracture or be at risk of an infection leading to osteomyelitis or ... In time the swelling hardens (calcification) leaving a relatively softer centre so that it appears as a 'depressed fracture'. ... Skull x-ray or CT scanning is used if neurological symptoms appear. Usual management is mainly observation. Phototherapy may be ...
*  Medical model
... it is difficult to name a plausible alternative to medical diagnosis and treatment for a depressed skull fracture. The medical ...
*  Landeros v. Flood
In addition, she had a non-depressed linear skull fracture which was then in the process of healing. Plaintiff demonstrated ... Flood negligently treated plaintiff's leg fracture, that proper treatment of that fracture or the bruises on plaintiff's back ... and that such procedure would have revealed the fracture of her skull. Defendants negligently failed to take such X-rays, and ... and that such procedure would have revealed the fracture of her skull. Defendants negligently failed to take such X-rays, and ...
*  Recurring characters in the Aubrey-Maturin series
In the film, Stephen Maturin saves his life by performing brain surgery after he sustains a depressed skull fracture. Thomas ...
*  Concussions in sport
Čech underwent surgery for a depressed skull fracture and was told that he would miss a year of playing football. Čech resumed ... now wearing a rugby helmet to protect his weakened skull. On November 2, 2013 in a match between Tottenham and Everton, ...
*  Julius Scriba
During his second tenure in Japan, he is credited with performing the first craniectomy for a depressed skull fracture in Japan ...
*  Blake Geoffrion
During a November 9, 2012, game against the Syracuse Crunch, he suffered a depressed skull fracture following a hip check by ... suffered a depressed skull fracture that forced his retirement from the game in 2013. He then joined the Columbus Blue Jackets ... "VIDEO: Near-fatal skull fracture jeopardizes Blake Geoffrion's NHL dream". Hamilton Spectator. 2012-11-12. Retrieved 2012-11-13 ... He required emergency surgery to repair the fracture and was initially expected to make a full recovery. Four months after the ...
*  Intracerebral hemorrhage
... but can also be due to depressed skull fractures. Acceleration-deceleration trauma, rupture of an aneurysm or arteriovenous ... be recognized on CT scans because blood appears brighter than other tissue and is separated from the inner table of the skull ...
*  Luciano Olguín
On 24 September 2011, he suffered a depressed skull fracture during a league match against Guangzhou Evergrande, ruling him out ...
*  Deadliest Warrior (season 3)
The Inyankapemni caused a depressed skull fracture and had a swing force of 104 mph but broke during the test while the bolo ... But Hannibal's brass helmet dented and failed at 435 psi (3,000 kPa), which meant a depressed skull fracture, while Genghis ... He bites the first zombie in the doorway in the top of the skull and shuts the door, holding it down along with the female ... cutting through the legionnaire's kepi and into his skull. The other Gurkha, armed with his kukri, is also brought down from ...
*  Montagu Cotterill
... an enthusiastic motocyclist and at the age of 70 was involved in a motor cycle accident sustaining a depressed skull fracture ...
*  October 2006 in sports
Cricinfo) Football (soccer): Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech undergoes surgery for a depressed skull fracture suffered in a ...
*  Bruce Kimball
... he had a depressed skull fracture and his spleen had to be removed. This being one of the worst experiences of his life, he did ... Every bone in his face was fractured, his left leg broken, the ligaments in his knee torn, his liver was lacerated, ...
*  Post-traumatic seizure
In one study, children under five with trivial brain injuries (those with no LOC, no PTA, no depressed skull fracture, and no ... defined as no skull fracture and less than 30 minutes of post-traumatic amnesia, abbreviated PTA, or loss of consciousness, ... skull fracture or PTA or LOC lasting between 30 minutes and 24 hours); and 10.0% of severe injuries (cerebral contusion, ... If a fragment of metal remains within the skull after injury, the risk of both early and late PTS may be increased. Head trauma ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C10)
... skull fractures MeSH C10.900.300.918.150 --- skull fracture, basilar MeSH C10.900.300.918.300 --- skull fracture, depressed ...
*  Post-traumatic epilepsy
People who suffer depressed skull fractures, penetrating head trauma, early PTS, and intracerebral and subdural haematomas due ... Trepanation, in which a hole is cut in the skull, may have been used to treat PTE in ancient cultures. In the early 19th ... Modern surgical techniques for PTE have their roots in the 19th century, but trepanation (cutting a hole in the skull) may have ... The surgery involved opening the skull at the site of injury, debriding injured tissue, and sometimes draining blood or fluid ...
*  Kernohan's notch
... depressed skull fracture, or spontaneous intracerebral hematoma. Also, it is important to note that the anatomical size of ... This produces ipsilateral hemiparesis or hemiplegia The skull is an incompressible closed space with a limited volume (Monro- ... a shift in the brain forms towards the only opening of the skull, the foramen magnum. Thus, when an increase of pressure in a ... peduncle may include the removal of brain tumors and blood clots or the suction of blood from a drilled hole in the skull. The ...
*  Death of Stevie Ray Vaughan
... such as transection and dissection of the aorta and multiple depressed skull fractures, along with ruptured spleen and liver, ... and fractures of the right thigh bone and ribs. An investigation found that no drugs or alcohol were involved, and all victims ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C21)
... skull fractures MeSH C21.866.260.836.150 --- skull fracture, basilar MeSH C21.866.260.836.300 --- skull fracture, depressed ... orbital fractures MeSH C21.866.404.750.821 --- skull fracture, basilar MeSH C21.866.404.750.890 --- skull fracture, depressed ... skull fractures MeSH C21.866.915.300.745.300 --- skull fracture, basilar MeSH C21.866.915.300.745.350 --- skull fracture, ... shoulder fractures MeSH C21.866.404.750 --- skull fractures MeSH C21.866.404.750.467 --- jaw fractures MeSH C21.866.404.750. ...
*  Head injury
Some patients may have linear or depressed skull fractures.If intracranial hemorrhage occurs, a hematoma within the skull can ... The skull can be fractured, but not necessarily. A penetrating head injury occurs when an object pierces the skull and breaches ... Basilar skull fractures, those that occur at the base of the skull, are associated with Battle's sign, a subcutaneous bleed ... but be hit by the moving skull (both are contrecoup injuries). Specific problems after head injury can include Skull fracture ...
*  Dilophosaurus
As the skull was crushed, it was reconstructed based on the back of the skull of the first specimen and the front of the second ... Rothschild, B., Tanke, D. H., and Ford, T. L., 2001, Theropod stress fractures and tendon avulsions as a clue to activity: In: ... and was depressed around the antorbital fenestra (a large opening in front of the eye), forming a recess that was rounded ... It had a long neck, which was probably flexed nearly 90° by the skull and by the shoulder, thereby holding the skull in a ...
*  Motorcycle helmet
Skull fractures are usually not life-threatening unless the fracture is depressed and impinges on the brain beneath and bone ... The most common type of head injury in motorcycle accidents is closed head injury, meaning injury in which the skull is not ... During an impact to the front of the head, the brain lurches forwards inside the skull, squeezing the tissue near the impact ... Therefore, the primary purpose of a helmet is to prevent traumatic brain injury while skull and face injuries are a significant ...