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Turkish Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery TRANSVERS FRACTURE OF CLIVUS [Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg]
Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 1999; 5(1): 49-51

TRANSVERS FRACTURE OF CLIVUS

Ali İhsan Ökten1, Rüçhan Ergün1, Uğur Bostancı1
Adana Numune Hastanesi Nöroşirurji Kliniği

Clivus fractures are classified in three groups as longitudinal, transverse and oblique types according to CT appearance. Due to advance in high resolution CT techniques, they can be easily diagnosed. It is known that in these kind of fractures, complication, morbidity and mortality rates are high. In this manuscript, a case of transverse fracture of dims caused by falling a heavy object of 500 kg, over the patient's head will be reported.

Keywords: COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY, CLIVUS, HEAD TRAUMA, FRACTURE

KLİVUSUN TRANSVERS KIRIĞI

Ali İhsan Ökten1, Rüçhan Ergün1, Uğur Bostancı1
Adana Numune Hastanesi Nöroşirurji Kliniği


Ali İhsan Ökten, Rüçhan Ergün, Uğur Bostancı. TRANSVERS FRACTURE OF CLIVUS. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 1999; 5(1): 49-51