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A 4-year-old child falls from the back of a three-wheeled vehicle, hitting his head...

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asked Jul 12, 2014 in Pediatrics by Rajesh Bahara

A 4-year-old child falls from the back of a three-wheeled vehicle, hitting his head. He experiences no loss of consciousness. In the emergency room, he is alert and oriented without focal findings on examination. He has blood behind his left tympanic membrane. CT scan of the skull is likely to show

  1. Subdural hematoma

  2. Epidural hematoma

  3. Intraventricular hemorrhage

  4. Basilar skull fracture

  5. Hydrocephalus 

 

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Basilar skull fracture
answered Jul 12, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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