Transsphenoidal base of skull fractures (illustrations)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Diagram depicting the 4 most common patterns of base of skull fractures that pass through the sphenoid sinus (transsphenoidal basilar skull fracture). 

Diagram annotated by Frank Gaillard, based on the description by West et al 1

Drawing of the skull adapted from illustration by Patrick J. Lynch (CC BY 2.5) commons.wikimedia.org File:Skull_brain_human_normal.sv

Diagrams depicting the most common patterns of base of skull fractures that pass through the sphenoid sinus (transsphenoidal basilar skull fracture). 

Diagrams annotated by Frank Gaillard, based on the description by West et al 1

Drawing of the skull adapted from illustration by Patrick J. Lynch (CC BY 2.5) commons.wikimedia.org File:Skull_brain_human_normal.svg

Diagrams depicting the most common patterns of base of skull fractures that pass through the sphenoid sinus (transsphenoidal basilar skull fracture). 

Diagrams annotated by Frank Gaillard, based on the description by West et al 1

Drawing of the skull adapted from illustration by Patrick J. Lynch (CC BY 2.5) commons.wikimedia.org File:Skull_brain_human_normal.sv

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rID: 56686
Published: 16th Nov 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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