cephalohematoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: sef′ă-lō-hē′mă-tō′mă Synonyms: cephalhematoma
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cephalohematoma

Synonym for cephalhematoma ... A collection of blood due to an effusion of blood beneath the periosteum frequently in a newborn as a result of birth trauma; contrasted with caput succedaneum, in which the effusion overlies the periosteum and consists of serum. ... Synonym: cephalohematoma. ... Origin: cephal-+ G. Haima, blood, + -oma, tumour ... (0...
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cephalohematoma

(sef″ә-lo-he″mә-to´mә) cephalhematoma.
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Cephalohematoma

A collection of blood that is found under the scalp of a newborn. During vaginal delivery, the baby's head is forced through the cervix and vagina, which can cause tearing of the vessles under the scalp. The condition is more common with forceps delivery or vacuum extraction. The baby will be left with swelling under the scalp with distinct bord......
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