A. Fracture of floor of anterior cranial fossa.
B. Bleeding between the skin and galea aponeurotica.
C. Haemorrhage between galea aponeurotica and pericranium.
D. Fracture of greater wing of sphenoid bone.
Ans:A. Fracture of floor of anterior cranial fossa.
- The condition shown in the picture above represents black eye.
- Black eye (periorbital hematoma)is bruising around the eye
- Caused by bleeding beneath the skin ,around the eye.
- Migratory or Ectopic or Percolated contusions: injury at one site, contusion at a remote site due to gravitation of blood
Fracture of floor of anterior cranial fossa – bruising around eye (black eye or spectacle hematoma)
Fracture of floor of middle cranial fossa – bruising over mastoid (battle’s sign)
Fracture of jaw – bruising in the neck
Fracture of pelvis – bruising over thigh
Fracture femur – bruise in lower thigh or above knee
Calf injury -bruise in ankle.