An infant sustained a significant depressed skull fracture from a fall. Before the planned surgical repair of the fracture could be carried out, the child sustained a second fall that led to the complete resolution of the depressed fracture. Mechanisms to explain this unusual phenomenon are discussed.
- Skull fracture
- Two-hit hypothesis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Clinical Neurology