Subgaleal hematoma due to birth trauma

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry

Presentation

History of prolonged labor.

Patient Data

Age: 2 days
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Fluid collection within the scalp with low level internal echoes, crossing the cranial sutures. Findings are consistent with subgaleal hematoma. 

Diffuse swelling with red discoloration of scalp.

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Case information

rID: 35576
Published: 12th Apr 2015
Last edited: 17th Dec 2019
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