A 49-year-old male asked about a 49-year-old male:
Is craniotomy and elevation of fracture of skull bone done in depressed fractures.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Good question: 1. Depends on the extent of depression and compression on brain
2. Also depends on location: cosmesis, in front of hair line etc.
3. Also if there is associated soft tissue injury that is concerning, like a open laceration above the fracture.
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