Question 12.3

List 5 clinical signs of fractured base of skull following a motor vehicle accident.

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College Answer

1. Raccon eyes
2. Battle’s sign
3. CSf rhinorrhoea
4. CSF otorrhoea
5. Hemotympanum
6. Lower cranial nerve palsies


This question is very similar to Question 14.3 from the second paper of 2010 and Question 30.1 from the second paper of 2011.