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Skull Fracture, Basilar MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Skull Fracture, Basilar
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.918.150
C26.404.750.821
C26.915.300.745.300
Unique ID
D020205
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020205
Annotation
coordinate with specific bone in the skull /‌inj if pertinent
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Basilar Skull Fracture
Battle Sign
Battle's Sign
Skull Fracture, Basilar, Childhood
Skull Fracture, Frontobasilar
Skull Fracture, Transphenoid Basilar
Previous Indexing
Skull Fractures (1966-1999)
Temporal Bone (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Skull Fracture, Basilar Preferred
Skull Fracture, Transphenoid Basilar Narrower
Skull Fracture, Frontobasilar Related
Battle Sign Narrower
Skull Fracture, Basilar, Childhood Narrower
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