Basilar Skull and Temporal Bone Fractures

A basilar skull fracture is a fracture through the bone at the base of the brain. A temporal bone fracture is a fracture of the part of the skull that houses the middle ear, inner ear, and facial nerve.

Overview of Basilar Skull and Temporal Bone Fractures

A basilar skull fracture is a fracture through the base of the skull.  A temporal bone fracture is a fracture of the bone at either side of your skull that houses the inner ear.