Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Answer: VizD Challenge Week of 3/10/08

Intrauma is the winner of this week's VizD!

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Intrauma is the winner of $5


A 32-year-old woman presents to your ED 2-days after falling off a bar stool and hitting her head on the floor. She complains of persistent headache.

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1. What is the sign seen in the image?
2. What condition is this sign associated with?

1. Battle's sign
2. Basilar skull fracture

VizD is a weekly contest of an interesting or pathognomonic image from emergency medicine. Its goal is to integrate learning into a fun and relaxed environment. All images are original and are posted with the consent of the patient. For more information please refer to the following link.

1 comment:

Dr. Wannabe said...

Wish I had seen this earlier, I had a basilar skull fracture when I was a kid. It was a result of mixing a steep hill with a razor type scooter. I've never seen on someone else before.