Written by Dr. Abdul Aziz Salar, MBBS | 
Medically Reviewed by dr. simi paknikar, MD on Nov 06, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctors treat skull fractures?

Skull fractures are managed by a team comprising of orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons, and other specialists such as oromaxillofacial surgeons and plastic surgeons depending on the complications involved.

2. What is the treatment of choice for skull fractures?

Most skull fractures heal on their own, and only careful observation and suturing of the wound is required. Skull fractures causing complications have to be managed surgically.

3. What are the complications associated with skull fractures?

Complications associated with skull fractures include injury to the meninges (the coverings of the brain), the blood vessels and nerves entering and exiting the skull, injury to the brain itself, and infection of the brain and its coverings.

Comments

Moavia Friday, December 26, 2014

I had head injury in April 2008 and suffered loss of memory but recovered soon. The fol symptoms still persist

a. I have lost my concentration to an extent that i have to focus my self deliberately to understand 4 lines script and to assimilate it while before the injury i used to have glimpses of any script and comprehension of it immediately

b. My retention power is almost lost i have to work so hard to memorize something

c. i have developed stiff neck forever around the neck pain feel like muscles stiffened even on right shoulders

Plz guide me if there is a solution

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