depressed fracture

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Noun1.depressed fracture - fracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
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The police said the boy sustained a depressed skull fracture.
Sub-arachnoid hemorrhage was the commonest CT scan finding followed by depressed skull fracture.
Andy Little suffered a horrendous training ground injury, ending up in hospital with a depressed skull fracture, a fractured eye socket and two cracked bones in his neck.
He was taken to hospital and found to have a depressed skull fracture with a small bleed on the brain.
Introduction: Depressed skull fracture in newborn is uncommon.
Depressed skull fracture and epidural hematoma from head fixation with pins for craniotomy in children.
After being taken to hospital Mr Jawaid was making a good recovery from the depressed skull fracture inflicted during the robbery.
Robert Gibb, 28, suffered a depressed skull fracture when he hit a stone while enduro racing in the Northumberland countryside.
A depressed skull fracture suffered in the crash - at an isolated location in the Northumberland countryside - meant emergency help and medical treatment were essential to his long-term recovery.
As a result of the hammer attack, Mr Newell was left with a depressed skull fracture and other injuries to his face and body.
In addition, the baby was placed in the well-baby nursery, which was inappropriate because he was born through thick meconium, resuscitated by a neonatal nurse, and had a depressed skull fracture.
He was taken to hospital under police escort with a depressed skull fracture.