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Quiz: Which Of These Is Not Associated With a Basilar Skull Fracture?

Created November 17, 2017 by Figure 1
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Three days following a physical altercation, a 21-year-old man presents with nausea and ecchymoses behind the mastoid processes, also called Battle’s sign. A basilar skull fracture is suspected. Which of the following clinical features is not associated with a basilar skull fracture?

A) Anosmia
B) Raccoon eyes
C) CSF rhinorrhea
D) Blood behind tympanic membrane

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