Sinking skin flap syndrome (or Syndrome of the trephined): A review.

@article{Annan2015SinkingSF,
  title={Sinking skin flap syndrome (or Syndrome of the trephined): A review.},
  author={Mariam Annan and Bertrand de Toffol and C. Hommet and Karl Mondon},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          314-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Bone defects of the skull are observed in various pathological conditions, including head trauma and conditions requiring surgery of the skull. Independent of the consequences of the original aetiology that necessitated the craniectomy, the bone defect alone may be the cause of the symptoms, called 'trephined syndrome' or 'sinking skin flap syndrome'. Despite the early recognition of neurological symptoms directly linked to craniectomy, the description of this syndrome has often… CONTINUE READING
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