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Depressed Calvarial Fracture (DCF, "Ping-Pong Parietal Fracture") of the Newborn

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Description:

A depressed calvarial fracture (DOF, "ping pong" parietal fracture) can occur in a newborn because of the flexibility of the cranial vault.

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