Definitions for "Skull fracture"
A possible element of head injury. A linear fracture may be of little significance of itself. The problem is that it may act as a route for infection of the brain or its coverings. A depressed fracture is usually more serious, as a route for infection and a source of direct brain damage by in-driven fragments of the skull.
a break in a bone of the head
a break in for rare complications such as brain swelling
Keywords:  broken, head
a broken head