Monday, September 3, 2007

VizD Challenge Week of 9/3/2007

A 45-year-old woman presents to your ED 8 hours after falling backwards off her bar stool.



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Questions:
1. What is the name of this sign?
2.
What condition is this sign associated with?
3.
What fluid may leak from the patient's ear?



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17 comments:

Rory said...

Battle's sign = Basilar skull fracture = nasty

Rory said...

oh, CSF!

Nurse K said...

1. Battle's Sign
2. Basilar skull fracture
3. CSF

Graham said...

That'd be:

1) Battle's sign
2) Basilar skull fracture
3) CSF

Brian and Jennifer said...

1. Battle's sign
2. Basilar skull fx/head trauma
3. CSF can leak from the ear

Helen Qian said...

1. Battle sign
2. Basilar skull fracture
3. CSF (cerebral spinal fluid)

Anne said...

1.Battles sign
2 basilar skull fractures
3 CSF

brad said...

1. battle's sign
2. basilar skull fracture
3. csf

brad said...

1. battle's sign
2. basilar skull fracture
3. csf

AMiB said...

1. Battle Sign
2. Basilar skull fracture
3. CSF/Blood

Nichole said...

Battle's sign, basilar skull fracture, csf

Kevin said...

1. Battle's Sign
2. Basilar Skull Fracture
3. CSF

Kevin said...

1. Battle's Sign
2. Basilar Skull Fracture
3. CSF

Richard said...

1) Battle's sign
2) Basilar skull fx
3) CSF otorrhea

-rich

Richard said...

1) Battle's sign
2) Basilar skull fx
3) CSF otorrhea

Anonymous said...

1 Battle's sign

2 Fracture of the base of the skull (sometimes middle cranial fossa)

3 Otorrhea of CSF

Juliamd

Poor intern Kelly D wants $5 said...

1. Battle's sign
2. Basilar skull fracture
3. CSF if we're unlucky (could get blood too)