Management of Through-and-Through Penetrating Skull Injury: A Railroad Spike That Transgressed the Anterior Skull Base.

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World neurosurgery, ISSN: 1878-8769, Vol: 110, Page: 65-70

Publication Year:
2018
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PMID:
29038084
DOI:
10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.152
Author(s):
Hoshide, Reid; Steinberg, Jeffrey; Wali, Arvin; Ko, Audrey; Pannell, J Scott; Chen, Clark C
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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article description
Penetrating injuries involving foreign objects that transgress the entirety of the human skull present challenges in the management of vascular injuries, infectious risk, cerebrospinal fluid leak, and cosmetic repair. Ultimately, effective management of these injuries requires a multidisciplinary team and judicious surgical planning.