Subgaleal hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Yair Glick


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Patient Data

Age: 0 days
Gender: Female

Subgaleal hematoma behind the vertex, with right parieto-temporal and left parieto-occipital components.

Molding along the coronal, bilambdoid, squamosal, and metopic sutures.

No evidence of a fracture or intracranial bleeding of any kind.

Case Discussion

Subgaleal hematomas, cross the suture lines and may be lethal emergency.

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Case information

rID: 84284
Published: 19th Nov 2020
Last edited: 22nd Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Laniado Hospital

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