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Depressed Skull Fracture

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.
Also Known As:
Skull Fracture, Depressed; Compound Depressed Skull Fracture; Compound Depressed Skull Fractures; Skull Fractures, Compound Depressed; Depressed Skull Fractures; Fracture, Depressed Skull; Fractures, Depressed Skull; Skull Fractures, Depressed; Skull Fracture, Compound Depressed
Networked: 39 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Related Diseases

1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
2. Hematoma
3. Craniocerebral Trauma (Head Injury)
4. Seizures (Seizure)
5. Infection

Experts

1. Tobin, Matthew K: 1 article (07/2015)
2. Charbel, Fady T: 1 article (07/2015)
3. Feinstein, Eric: 1 article (07/2015)
4. Alaraj, Ali: 1 article (07/2015)
5. Birk, Daniel M: 1 article (07/2015)
6. Moss, Heather E: 1 article (07/2015)
7. Ragar, Rebecca: 1 article (02/2015)
8. Twitchell, Denice K: 1 article (02/2015)
9. Egan, John C: 1 article (02/2015)
10. Garvey, Erin M: 1 article (02/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Depressed Skull Fracture:
1. TitaniumIBA
2. PlasticsIBA
3. Phenytoin (Dilantin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
5. Cerebrospinal fluid leakIBA
6. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. CosmeticsIBA
8. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)IBA
9. 3- (2- carboxypiperazin- 4- yl)propyl- 1- phosphonic acid (CPP)IBA
10. sulmycin-implantIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Debridement
2. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
3. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
4. Decompression
5. Craniotomy