Skull Fractures

  • Pål André Rønning


Fractures of the skull can be divided into fractures of the vault or the base of the skull. Such fractures are quite common and are important to acknowledge because in 70% they herald intracranial pathology; open fractures or fractures through the sinuses predispose to intracranial infections, and they can be cosmetically disfiguring.


Epidural Haematoma Bone Flap Anterior Skull Base Cranial Nerve Deficit Skull Base Fracture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryOslo University HospitalOsloNorway

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