Table 1.

Major Injuries Sustained

Age <24 MonthsAge >24 Months
Head and neck
 Basilar skull fracture and CHIScalp laceration
 Depressed skull fracture and frontal lobe laceration
 (operative repair)
Basilar skull fracture and sixth cranial nerve palsy
 Open basilar skull fracture
 Intracranial hemorrhage
 Subarachnoid hemorrhage
 Left orbital floor fracture
Thorax
 Right pulmonary contusionLeft pulmonary contusion
 Left pulmonary contusionLeft pulmonary contusion, rib fractures, and pneumothorax
(CT placement)
Right pulmonary contusion, rib fractures, and pneumothorax
(CT placement)
Right pulmonary contusion and pneumothorax (CT placement)
Abdomen
 Rectal and vaginal lacerationGrade II splenic contusion
 Grade II liver lacerationGrade II liver laceration
Grade I liver and grade II splenic contusions
Pelvis and extremities
 Right supracondylar and humeral fracturesLeft humerus fracture
 Bilateral femur fracturesBilateral pelvic fracture
 Multiple left foot fracturesLeft femoral head fracture
 Right femur fractureRight distal femur fracture
 Left femur fractureLeft femur fracture
 Right humerus fracture and right iliac wing fracture
 Pelvic fracture
 Left humerus and bilateral femur fractures
  • CHI indicates closed head injury; CT, chest tube.