Cephalohaematoma

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Ventouse extraction on delivery. Now soft right scalp lump

Patient Data

Age: 1 month
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Subperiosteal fluid collection overlying the skull (arrows) consistent with blood following scalp "trauma" on delivery (Ventouse vacuum extraction).  Appearances are assymetrical to the left

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Case information

rID: 17611
Case created: 29th Apr 2012
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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