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Management of COVID-19-Positive Patient with Bilateral Longitudinal Petrous Fractures: A Case ReportFunding None.
Temporal bone fractures are bilateral in 8 to 29% of cases. High index of suspicion of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection is important while dealing with any patient with special concern to the surgical and traumatized patients to reach a good patient outcome especially during the pandemic of COVID-19. We describe in this report the management of COVID-19-positive patient with bilateral longitudinal petrous fractures and moderate head injury.
Keywordsbilateral longitudinal petrous fractures - management - COVID-19 - sensorineural hearing loss - cerebrospinal fluid leak
09 October 2020 (online)
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