CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian Journal of Neurotrauma 2020; 17(01): 53-56
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1713460
Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Growing Skull Fracture with Sutural Diastasis

Gaurav Sharma
1  Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
,
Gaurav Jain
1  Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
,
Jitendra Shekhawat
1  Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
,
Sanjeev Chopra
1  Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
,
Virendra Deo Sinha
1  Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
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Abstract

Growing skull fracture (GSF) is a rare complication of childhood skull fractures, which is caused by progressive diastatic enlargement of the fracture line. Progressive swelling is the most common presenting feature. The most common site is the parietal region. Sutural diastasis is a rare site for development of GSF. Early treatment is must as they cause delayed onset neurological deficit and cranial asymmetry. The aim of this report is to discuss an unusual presentation of GSF with sutural diastasis and review of literature.



Publication History

Publication Date:
11 August 2020 (online)

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