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Spontaneous reduction of a closed depressed skull fracture: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3601025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Presented is a single case of a 6-year-old child in whom a closed depressed skull fracture was found to be elevated spontaneously less than 2 days after the injury. There were no cosmetic or neurological sequelae at follow-up. This case demonstrates that these injuries do not always require operation and that they occasionally resolve spontaneously, even in school-age children.
J W Cozzens; T W Eller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  1987 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-27     Completed Date:  1987-07-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  771-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Fractures, Closed / pathology*
Parietal Bone / injuries*
Remission, Spontaneous
Skull Fractures / pathology*

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