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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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Serial observations at smaller intervals are recommended especially when rapid progression of jaundice is expected as in blood group incompatibility, cephalhaematoma or subapeneurotic haemorrhage4.
Upon examination at the time of birth the child had a visible right sided cephalhaematoma. The head circumference was 34 cm and body weight was 2.8 kg.
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.