The association between skull fracture, intracranial pathology and outcome in pediatric head injury.

@article{Levi1991TheAB,
  title={The association between skull fracture, intracranial pathology and outcome in pediatric head injury.},
  author={Leon Levi and Joseph N. Guilburd and Shai Linn and Moshe Feinsod},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={617-25}
}
We prospectively studied 653 consecutive head-injured children (less than or equal to 14 years old) treated over a 54-month period (1984-88) at the Department of Neurosurgery of the Rambam Medical Center (Haifa, Israel). Demographic and clinical data were collected, the patients were divided into five age groups (birth to 2 years, 169; 3-5 years, 194; 6-9 years, 164; 10-12 years, 77; and 13-14 years, 49), and the information relative to each was then compared. All patients (except three who… CONTINUE READING

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