Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1609–1611 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3485-z CASE REPORT Skull fracture with effacement of the superior sagittal sinus following drone impact: a case report 1 1 1 1 Lawrance K. Chung & Yuri Cheung & Carlito Lagman & Nicholas Au Yong & 1,2 1,2,3,4,5 Duncan Q. McBride & Isaac Yang Received: 3 February 2017 /Accepted: 6 June 2017 /Published online: 22 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract popularity of drones likely translates to an increased incidence Background The popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles, or of drone-related injuries. Thus, clinicians should be aware of drones, raises safety concerns as they become increasingly this growing trend. common for commercial, personal, and recreational use. . . . Collisions between drones and people may result in serious Keywords Drone Skull fracture Superior sagittal sinus injuries. Unmanned aerial vehicle Case report A 13-year-old male presented with a comminuted depressed skull fracture causing effacement of the superior sagittal sinus secondary to a racing drone impact. The patient Introduction experienced a brief loss of consciousness and reported lower extremity numbness and weakness after the accident. Imaging The advent of affordable technological innovations has ush- studies revealed bone fragments crossing the superior sagittal ered in the
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Published: Jun 22, 2017
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