Roller blade falls—a new cause of temporal bone fractures: Case reports

D. G. Weinberger, S. H. Selesnick

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Abstract

Skating on wheels-in-line skates (roller blading) is an increasingly popular activity. We present two cases of temporal bone fractures from roller blading falls, and review the literature on temporal bone fractures resulting from recreational activities. Since trauma from roller blading may result in significant morbidity, the use of helmets is strongly recommended.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)500-503
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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