# Scalp Injuries & Skull Fractures

An unfortunate accident to the head, can lead to scalp injuries and/or skull fractures. Here is a short list of possible damages, but first the following is various layers of the head and brain:

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۱٫ Scalp Wound: Blunt or penetrating trauma to the head can cause injury to the densely vascularized scalp, and significant blood loss can occur.

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۲٫ Linear Skull Fracture

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۳٫ Stellate: Multiple and radiating fracture from a point

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۴٫ Comminuted: Fracture, creating fragments of bone

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۵٫ Depressed skull fractures

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More details are provided in the Specialized English handout, pp. 45-47.

 

 

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