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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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HDFN along with twin-to-twin transfusion, high output cardiac failure, congenital infection or sepsis, hereditary spherocytosis, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, pyruvate kinase deficiency, a-Thalassemia, extravascular blood loss, cephalhematoma, hypothyroidism, Dubin-Johnson syndrome, cystic fibrosis, biliary atresia, cholestasis, total parenteral nutrition and antibiotic therapy.
In a similar case report, a cephalhematoma with a size of 6-8 cm was found in a newborn girl following spontaneous vaginal delivery, PT and aPTT were found to be prolonged in the patient who had no familial history of bleeding and a diagnosis of combined FV and FVIII deficiency was made when the FV and FVIII levels were found to be low (FV: 26%, FVIII: 8.
7,8] The possible risks to the baby include skin laceration, cephalhematoma, clavicular, and skull fractures, brachial plexus injury, and facial nerve palsy.
She had no underlying disease except for nonspecific tachypnea and cephalhematoma.
Complete history of pregnancy and delivery was elicited, birth weight of babies were recorded, complete examination of the babies was carried out regarding extent of jaundice, condition of body, cephalhematoma, etc.
0001) and included such effects as Erb's palsy, fracture, retinal hemorrhage, cephalhematoma, and cerebral hemorrhage.
This was highly concerning for a skull fracture with associated cephalhematoma.