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Mesh term Skull Fractures

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Craniocerebral Trauma
Fractures, Bone


Fractures of the skull which may result from penetrating or nonpenetrating head injuries or rarely BONE DISEASES (see also FRACTURES, SPONTANEOUS). Skull fractures may be classified by location (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR), radiographic appearance (e.g., linear), or based upon cranial integrity (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, DEPRESSED).

Browse to child terms:
Jaw Fractures
Orbital Fractures
Skull Fracture, Basilar
Skull Fracture, Depressed
Zygomatic Fractures

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