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How is a fractured skull treated?

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Conservatively

Most skull fractures are treated conservatively.
However, if the skull fracture is significantly depressed, causing neurologic compromise or is cosmetically unappealing (on forehead for example), they can be treated surgically.

In brief: Conservatively

Most skull fractures are treated conservatively.
However, if the skull fracture is significantly depressed, causing neurologic compromise or is cosmetically unappealing (on forehead for example), they can be treated surgically.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: Just time

Most skull fractures will heal in 3 months without any specific treatment.
Some skull fractures that may require surgery include depressed fractures, fractures involving the frontal sinuses and compound skull fractures.

In brief: Just time

Most skull fractures will heal in 3 months without any specific treatment.
Some skull fractures that may require surgery include depressed fractures, fractures involving the frontal sinuses and compound skull fractures.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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