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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 38, Issue 10, pp 385–388 | Cite as

Cloused pediatric head injury

A study of 100 cases
  • A. K. Pendse
  • Harbans Singh Sran
  • S. D. Dandia
  • I. M. S. Narula
Article

Summary

One hundred children with a closed head injury were studied. The majority were in the preschool age group. Boys predominated. Accidental fall from a height was the commonest cause. The significant clinical features included an alteration in consciousness, seizures, ocular changes, vomiting, local trauma and fever. Of 52 children X-rayed, 9 showed a linear fracture in the vault, and one each a depressed and a basal fracture. There were two deaths. Of 22 children seen at followup, 4 had headache, one seizures and one was disoriented.

Keywords

Head Injury Lewin Closed Head Injury Linear Fracture Ocular Sign 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Founcation 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. K. Pendse
    • 1
  • Harbans Singh Sran
    • 1
  • S. D. Dandia
    • 1
  • I. M. S. Narula
    • 1
  1. 1.Bikaner

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