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Types of Skull Fractures

 Types of Skull injury | Chicago   Lawyer – Cullotta Law Offices 

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Types of Skull Fractures 

Skull fracture: break in the bone that surrounds the brain

  • Linear : 

Linear skull fracture is a more common brain in children than adults. This type of fracture  is a simple break or fracture in the skull that is straight. Linear skull fracture can be caused by a car accident or fall.

  • Basilar : 

Basilar skull break to bones that make up the floor of the skull.

  • Depressed :

Depressed skull fracture May occur from a forceful impact by a blunt object that causes “dents” in the skull bone. This break will often require surgery to elevate the bone.  

Depressed Skull fractures can cause bruising of the tissue, called a contusion. A

However, skull fractures typically accompany damage to a major blood vessel within the head that can cause a hematoma or hemorrhage , or heavy bleeding into or around the brain.

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