cephalhematoma

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Noun1.cephalhematoma - a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn; caused by pressure during birth
blood cyst, hematocyst, hemorrhagic cyst - a cyst containing blood
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Upon examination at the time of birth the child had a visible right sided cephalhaematoma.
HDFN in presence of other illnesses like with twin-to-twin transfusion, high output cardiac failure, infection or sepsis, hereditary spherocytosis, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, pyruvate kinase deficiency, [alpha]-Thalassaemia, extravascular blood loss, cephalhaematoma, hypothyroidism, Dubin-Johnson syndrome, cystic fibrosis, biliary atresia, cholestasis, total parenteral nutrition and antibiotic therapy.
severe birth asphyxia, congenital neurological defects), obvious chromosomal abnormalities, caput succedaneum, cephalhaematoma, neonatal meningitis or cranial haemorrhage, and babies delivered outside UNTH but later admitted to the NBSCU, were excluded from the study.