cephalohematoma


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Synonyms for cephalohematoma

a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn

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Infants who were born at less than 36 weeks gestational age were also excluded as well as newborn with severe facial bruising or cephalohematoma from more detailed analysis.
4% had Rh incompatibility and cephalohematoma was present in 4.
A cephalohematoma is blood collection under the periosteum of a given cranial bone and, due to this anatomic location, is confined by the cranial sutures.
Cephalohematoma was observed in 5 and 4 babies presented with erosions, lacerations, petechiae or ecchymoses mostly on presenting part.
Patients were excluded from the study if findings showed septicemia, pulmonary disease, hypoxia/anoxia, other congenital anomalies, chromosomal anomalies, metabolic disease, cephalohematoma, ecchymosis, polycythemia, and systemic disease or any other disease that would cause free radicals to form.
Imaging studies demonstrated evidence of a cephalohematoma, pneumobilia, duodenal contusions, minimal free fluid on Morrison's pouch, and a left femoral shaft fracture.
Unlike a cephalohematoma, this bleed crosses suture lines.
The risks associated with both forceps and vacuums include skull fractures, (12) intracranial hemorrhage, (13,14) retinal hemorrhage, (15) cephalohematoma, (16,17) facial nerve injury, (18) brachial plexus injury (18,19) and soft tissue bruising.
Infants at high risk of severe hyperbilirubinemia are those with jaundice in the first 24 hours, predischarge bilirubin levels in the high-risk zone, blood group incompatibility by positive DAT (direct antiglobulin test or the direct Coombs test) or hemolytic disease, gestational age between 35 to 36 weeks, a previous sibling with phototherapy treatment, and cephalohematoma.