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Why is an injury to the occipital bone fatal?

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Dr. Marius Frasie
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In brief: IS IT?

Who says it is? Like with any injury it is not always, but is trauma is serious one bleeds inside the brain or between the brain and bone and the pressure generated causes what is called heriation.

In brief: IS IT?

Who says it is? Like with any injury it is not always, but is trauma is serious one bleeds inside the brain or between the brain and bone and the pressure generated causes what is called heriation.
Dr. Marius Frasie
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