Can three-dimensional Reformatted Computed Tomography Scans be Useful to Avoid Misdiagnoses of Skull Fractures in Pediatric Emergency Cases?

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Cekdemir Y. E.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.3, pp.289-292, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2020.48208
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.289-292
  • Keywords: Skull fractures, craniocerebral trauma, child, diagnosis, tomography, 3D CT, DIAGNOSIS, TRAUMA, RECONSTRUCTIONS, CHILDREN, INJURY, BRAIN, BASE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To investigate whether three-dimensional (3-D) reformatted cranial computed tomography (CT) scans may contribute to the avoidance of misdiagnosis of skull fractures in pediatric emergency cases.