Skull Fracture, Depressed
"Skull Fracture, Depressed" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A skull fracture characterized by inward depression of a fragment or section of cranial bone, often compressing the underlying dura mater and brain. Depressed cranial fractures which feature open skin wounds that communicate with skull fragments are referred to as compound depressed skull fractures.
|Skull Fracture, Depressed
- Skull Fracture, Depressed
- Depressed Skull Fracture
- Depressed Skull Fractures
- Fracture, Depressed Skull
- Fractures, Depressed Skull
- Skull Fractures, Depressed
Skull Fracture, Compound Depressed
- Skull Fracture, Compound Depressed
- Compound Depressed Skull Fractures
- Skull Fractures, Compound Depressed
- Compound Depressed Skull Fracture
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