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Disease Skull Fracture, Basilar

Name Skull Fracture, Basilar
Synonyms Basilar Skull Fracture | Basilar Skull Fractures | Battle Sign | Battle's Sign | Battles Sign | Fracture, Basilar Skull | Fracture, Frontobasilar Skull | Fractures, Basilar Skull | Fractures, Frontobasilar Skull | Frontobasilar Skull Fracture | Frontobasilar Skull Fractures | Sign, Battle | Sign, Battle's | Skull Fracture, Basilar, Childhood | Skull Fracture, Frontobasilar | Skull Fractures, Basilar | Skull Fractures, Frontobasilar | Skull Fracture, Transphenoid Basilar
Definition Fractures which extend through the base of the SKULL, usually involving the PETROUS BONE. Battle's sign (characterized by skin discoloration due to extravasation of blood into the subcutaneous tissue behind the ear and over the mastoid process), CRANIAL NEUROPATHIES, TRAUMATIC; CAROTID-CAVERNOUS SINUS FISTULA; and CEREBROSPINAL FLUID OTORRHEA are relatively frequent sequelae of this condition. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p876)
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D020205

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniocerebral Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skull Fractures Skull Fracture, Basilar
2. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Bone Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skull Fractures Skull Fracture, Basilar
3. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniocerebral Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skull Fractures Skull Fracture, Basilar

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