Occlusion of the basilar artery within a fracture of the clivus. Case report.

@article{Anthony1987OcclusionOT,
  title={Occlusion of the basilar artery within a fracture of the clivus. Case report.},
  author={Douglas C Anthony and S K Atwater and Marvin P Rozear and Peter C. Burger},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={
          929-31
        }
}
Following a 15-foot fall from a roof, a 70-year-old man became comatose and developed signs of pontine dysfunction. There was a severely comminuted fracture of the distal left femur suggesting that he had landed in an upright position. It was clinically unclear whether the fall was secondary to a pontine infarct; however, an autopsy revealed a fracture of the clivus which had entrapped and occluded the basilar artery, causing death. These findings, and those in similar cases, suggest that this… CONTINUE READING

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