Is This 'Crane'ial Trauma?

Gurwood, Andrew S.
April 2008
Review of Optometry;4/15/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p120
Trade Publication
A quiz concerning the diagnosis for a 46-year old African American woman, who complained of double vision for approximately one year since suffering from blunt trauma at work, is presented.


Related Articles

  • Mesenteric injury from blunt abdominal trauma. Nolan, Brian W.; Gabram, Sheryl G.A. // American Surgeon;Jun1995, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p501 

    Defines the experience of patients with blunt mesenteric injury. Tendency for missed diagnosis; Motor vehicle accident as the most common mechanism of injury; Mesentery of small intestine as the most frequently injured.

  • Management of blunt liver injury: what is new? Ward, J.; Alarcon, L.; Peitzman, A. // European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Jun2015, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p229 

    Nonoperative management has become the surgical treatment of choice in the hemodynamically stable patient with blunt hepatic trauma. The increased use and success of nonoperative management have been facilitated by the development of increasingly higher resolution computed tomography imaging,...

  • 'Management of blunt renal injury: what is new?'. Kautza, B.; Zuckerbraun, B.; Peitzman, A. // European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Jun2015, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p251 

    The diagnosis, workup and management of blunt renal injury have evolved greatly over the past decades. Evaluation and management of blunt renal injury echoes the increasing success of nonoperative management in other blunt abdominal solid organ injury, such as liver and spleen. Decision-making...

  • Black Eyes and Blow-out Fractures.  // British Medical Journal;1/11/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5949, p50 

    Focuses on the clinical problems of black eyes and blow-out fractures. Presence of blunt trauma in the eye; Association of diplopia with fracture; Consideration of blow-out fracture as a serious injury to the skull.

  • Efficacy of Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Injury in Adult Blunt Trauma Patients: A Single-Institutional Study. Ilahi, Obeid; Bochicchio, Grant V.; Scalea, Thomas M. // American Surgeon;Aug2002, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p704 

    Blunt trauma to the pancreas is an uncommon injury, which can be difficult to diagnose. Most studies are multi-institutional, include both helical and axial CT, and report sensitivities of 40 to 67 per cent. We evaluated the efficacy of spiral CT for the diagnosis of blunt pancreatic injury in a...

  • bruise.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p323 

    A definition of the term "bruise," which refers to a traumatic injury in which blood vessels are broken but tissue surfaces remain intact, is presented.

  • Traumatic Tracheobronchial Injury: Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment Outcome. Jung Joo Hwang; Young Jin Kim; Hyun Min Cho; Tae Yeon Lee // Korean Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery;Jun2013, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p197 

    Background: Most traumatic tracheobronchial injuries are fatal and result in death. Some milder cases are not life threatening and are often missed at the initial presentation. Tracheobronchial rupture is difficult to diagnose in the evaluation of severe multiple trauma patients. We reviewed the...

  • Dilemmas in the diagnosis of blunt enteric trauma. Kemmeter, Paul R.; Senagore, Anthony J.; Smith, Dean; Oostendorp, Leon // American Surgeon;Aug1998, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p750 

    Discusses the results of a study on the use of early diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) and computed tomography (CT) scans in identifying blunt enteric injuries requiring surgical repair. Determination of the impact of injury time to definitive repair on complication rates; Description of...

  • Management of Adult Splenic Injury: A 20-Year Perspective. Hartnett, Kimberly L.; Winchell, Robert J.; Clark, David E. // American Surgeon;Jul2003, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p608 

    Presents a study which investigated changes in the management of blunt splenic injury in Maine adults between 1981 and 2000. Review of related literature; Methodology; Results and discussion.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics