The correlation between skull fractures and intracranial lesions due to traffic accidents


Yavuz M., Asirdizer M., Cetin G., Balci Y., Altinkok M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY, cilt.24, ss.339-345, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.paf.0000103011.14578.c3
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.339-345

Özet

In this study, it was aimed to investigate the relationship between skull fractures and intracranial lesions following head injury. For this purpose, 500 cases, which were referred to the Third Committee of Council of Forensic Medicine in Istanbul due to traffic accidents by the courts of laws between 1998 and 2000, were examined retrospectively. They were categorized in 3 groups based on findings of their cranium x-rays and brain tomographies. 1- The cases who have fractures in skull bones with brain lesions 2- The cases who have fractures in skull bones with no brain lesions 3- The cases who have brain lesions with no skull fractures. They were examined in detail according to age, sex, localization of skull fractures and brain lesions, and if surgery was applied or not.