CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian Journal of Neurotrauma 2021; 18(01): 75-78
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1718474
Case Report

Management of COVID-19-Positive Patient with Bilateral Longitudinal Petrous Fractures: A Case Report

Mohamed Ragab Nagy
1  Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Kasr Al Ainy Street, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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Mohamed Abdelrahman Ibrahim
2  Department of Infection Prevention and Control, Najran Armed Forces Hospital, Najran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Funding None.

Abstract

Temporal bone fractures are bilateral in 8 to 29% of cases. High index of suspicion of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection is important while dealing with any patient with special concern to the surgical and traumatized patients to reach a good patient outcome especially during the pandemic of COVID-19. We describe in this report the management of COVID-19-positive patient with bilateral longitudinal petrous fractures and moderate head injury.



Publication History

Publication Date:
09 October 2020 (online)

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