Category: TraumaSkull Fractures Classification and ManagementThomas, Brad M.D.; de Castro, Igor M.D.; Pait, Glenn T. M.D. Author Information Dr. de Castro is Research Fellow and Dr. Pait is Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 507, Little Rock, AR 72205. Drs. Pait and de Castro have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Dr. Thomas was a medical student at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at the time this article was written. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins has been unable to locate Dr. Thomas to obtain his current title and affiliation, as well as his updated financial disclosure information. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yasargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: August 31, 2001 - Volume 23 - Issue 17 - p 1-7 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the pathophysiologic aspects and mechanisms of different types of skull fractures. 2. Recall the clinical and radiological aspects of the different types of skull fractures. 3. Establish a management plan for the treatment of skull fractures and their potential complications. © 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.