hematoma


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

he·ma·to·ma

 (hē′mə-tō′mə)
n. pl. he·ma·to·mas or he·ma·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A localized swelling filled with blood resulting from a break in a blood vessel.

he•ma•to•ma

(ˌhi məˈtoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a circumscribed collection of blood, usu. clotted, in a tissue or organ, caused by a break in a blood vessel.
[1840–50; < Greek haimat-, s. of haîma blood + -oma]

he·ma·to·ma

(hē′mə-tō′mə)
The abnormal buildup of blood in an organ or other tissue of the body, caused by a break in a blood vessel. A bruise is a type of hematoma.

hematoma

A blood-filled swelling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hematoma - a localized swelling filled with blood
intumescence, intumescency - swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
Translations

he·ma·to·ma

n. hematoma, hinchazón por sangre coleccionada fuera de un vaso; pop. chichón;
pelvic ______ pélvico;
subdural ___derrame subdural.

hematoma

n hematoma m; subdural — hematoma subdural
References in periodicals archive ?
The primary outcomes included hematoma growth and poor clinical outcome at 3 months (modified Rankin Scale [mRS] score ≥3.
A subdural hematoma (SDH) of the left frontotemporoparietal space with uncal herniation was seen on computed tomography.
The CT scan (figure 2) revealed an acute on chronic large left frontotemporoparietal and a right frontoparietal subdural hematoma (SDH) with resultant left to right subfalcine herniation.
THE INCREASING INCIDENCE of subdural hematoma may be linked to increasing use of antithrombotics, according to data published online Feb.
A spontaneous retroclival subdural hematoma was suspected.
1) Episiotomy, instrumental delivery, vaginal lacerations, nulliparity, prolongation of second phase of labor, vulvar and vaginal varicose veins, and coagulopathies are the main risk factors in the etiology of puerperal hematoma.
3% of cases it results in subdural hematoma, which is associated with direct interaction of the aneurysm with the basal arachnoid membrane.
Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) is described as a spontaneous collection of blood in the spinal epidural space and often causes devastating sequelae unless it is diagnosed in time and effectively managed.
Supratentorial epidural hematoma of traumatic etiology in infants.
On the day after admission, laryngoscopy revealed a marked hematoma with an immobile right vocal fold (figure, B).
Objective: To determine the clinical presentation and outcome of traumatic epidural hematoma in posterior fossa.
All dogs had aural hematoma except one showed apparently healthy ear canal.