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MerrillsCh. 20 Skull


Disruption in the continuity of bone. Fracture
Fracture located at the base of the skull. Basal
Fracture of the floor of the orbit. Blowout
Fracture to one side of a structure caused by trauma to the other side. Contre-Coup
Fracture causing a portion of the skull to be depressed into the cranial cavity. Depressed
Bilateral horizontal fractures of the maxillae. Le Fort
Irregular or jagged fracture of the skull. Linear
Fracture of the zygomatic arch and orbital floor or rim and dislocation of the frontozygomatic suture. Tripod
Inflammation of the mastoid antrum and air cells. Mastoiditis
Inflammation of bone due to a pyogenic inflection. Osteomyelitis
Increased density of atypically soft bone. Osteopetrosis
Loss of bone density Osteoporosis
Thick soft bone marked by bowing and fractures. Paget's disease
Growth or mass protruding from a mucous membrane. Polyp
Inflammation of one or more of the paranasal sinuses. Sinusitis
Dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint. TMJ Syndrome
Benign tumor arising from Schwann cells of the eighth cranial nerve Acoustic Neuroma
Malignant neoplasm of plasma cells involving the bone marrow and causing destruction of the bone. Multiple Myeloma
Tumor composed of bony tissue. Osteoma
Tumor arising from the pituitary gland, usually in the anterior lobe. Pituitary Adenoma
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