Paraperesis: a rare complication after depressed skull fracture

@inproceedings{Syed2012ParaperesisAR,
  title={Paraperesis: a rare complication after depressed skull fracture},
  author={Ali Asmat Syed and Anjum Arshad and Khatoon Abida and Sardha Minakshi},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2012}
}
Depressed skull fracture is an inward buckling of the skull bones, often because of direct blow to a small surface area of the skull with a blunt object. Monoparesis is often among its clinical presentations, but midline depressed skull fracture presenting as motor weakness of both lower limbs (Paraperesis) has not yet been reported. We report the case of 55 year old male admitted to emergency department with alleged history of hit on head by a wooden rod. He had pain, mild swelling and a small… CONTINUE READING

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Monoparesis is often among its clinical presentations , but midline depressed skull fracture presenting as motor weakness of both lower limbs ( Paraperesis ) has not yet been reported .
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