Disease Information for Skull fracture

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Scalp tenderness/pain
Headache
Headache in children
Jacksonian seizure
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Football Injury Unconsciousness on Field
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Head injury
Established Disease Population
Patient/Head trauma
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Skull abnormality
Xray/Skull bones thickened
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Mastoiditis
Postconcussion Syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Central diabetes insipidus
Empyema, subdural
Epidural hematoma
Jugular foramen syndrome
Meningitis Bacterial
Skull fracture
Sprained neck/Whiplash
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
CLASS/Skull disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
PROCESS/Fractures (ex)
Definition

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).

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