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Descriptor English:   Skull Fracture, Basilar 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fractura Craneal Basilar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fratura da Base do Crânio 
Synonyms English:   Basilar Skull Fracture
Basilar Skull Fractures
Battle Sign
Battle's Sign
Battles Sign
Fracture, Basilar Skull
Fracture, Frontobasilar Skull
Fractures, Basilar Skull
Fractures, Frontobasilar Skull
Frontobasilar Skull Fracture
Frontobasilar Skull Fractures
Sign, Battle
Sign, Battle's
Skull Fracture, Basilar, Childhood
Skull Fracture, Frontobasilar
Skull Fracture, Transphenoid Basilar
Skull Fractures, Basilar
Skull Fractures, Frontobasilar  
Tree Number:   C10.900.300.918.150
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord (IM) with specific bone in the skull/inj (IM) if pertinent
History Note English:   2000 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   34374 
Unique Identifier:   D020205 

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