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- soft tissue density noted along the right parieto-occipital convexity
- it is well defined and limited by the suture line
Case of cephalohematoma following forceps delivery
- They are bound by the periosteum and therefore cannot cross sutures.
- Being bound by a suture line distinguishes them from subgaleal hematoma, which can cross sutures
- Most resolve spontaneously.
- Cephalohaematomas usually gradually incorporate into the calvaria by ossification.