Today’s Essential Teaching Image: Basilar Skull Fracture

March 8, 2017
Today’s teaching image and Rapid Review covers basilar skull fracture.

Basilar Skull Fracture

  • Petrous portion of temporal bone fracture most common
  • Battle’s sign, raccoon eyes, hemotympanum, CSF otorrhea/rhinorrhea
  • CN VII, VIII entrapment
  • CT

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By Adam Rosh

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