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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After the collision Cian was airlifted to University Hospital Wales where he was found to have bleeding between his brain and skull, a depressed skull fracture and fractures to both legs.
We analyzed 90 patients with depressed skull fracture managed surgically from January 2015 to December 2016.
The police said the boy sustained a depressed skull fracture.
Sub-arachnoid hemorrhage was the commonest CT scan finding followed by depressed skull fracture. Most of these patients have mild type of head injury and are managed conservatively with good Glasgow coma scale on discharge.
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.
Penetration of the sagittal sinus by a depressed skull fracture: roentgenographic diagnosis in an asymptomatic boy.
Depressed skull fracture and epidural hematoma from head fixation with pins for craniotomy in children.
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.
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.
O'Dwyer suffered a depressed skull fracture and spent several days in the head injuries unit at Glasgow's Southern General.