"Skull Fracture, Basilar" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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)
|Skull Fracture, Basilar
- Skull Fracture, Basilar
- Basilar Skull Fractures
- Fracture, Basilar Skull
- Fractures, Basilar Skull
- Skull Fractures, Basilar
- Basilar Skull Fracture
Skull Fracture, Frontobasilar
- Skull Fracture, Frontobasilar
- Fracture, Frontobasilar Skull
- Fractures, Frontobasilar Skull
- Frontobasilar Skull Fracture
- Frontobasilar Skull Fractures
- Skull Fractures, Frontobasilar
- Battle Sign
- Sign, Battle
- Battle's Sign
- Battles Sign
- Sign, Battle's
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