A cephalhaematoma (British English) or cephalhematoma (American English) is a hemorrhage the periosteum. Because the swelling is subperiosteal, its boundaries are limited by the individual bones, in contrast to a caput succedaneum. Difference between cephalohematoma and caput succedaneum. Diferencias Cefalohematoma y Caput Succedaneum. Explicado en ➡️. Caput succedaneum. Cephalhematoma. Linear fractures. Facial injuries with a favorable long-term prognosis include the following.

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They can be unilateral or bilateral, and appear as subgaleal fluid collections bounded by suture lines. A cephalhaematoma British English or cephalhematoma American English is a hemorrhage of blood between the skull and the periosteum of any age human, including a newborn baby secondary to rupture of blood vessels crossing the periosteum. Because the swelling is subperiostealits boundaries are limited by the individual bones, in contrast to a caput succedaneum. Subgaleal haematoma Subgaleal haematoma.


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In time the swelling hardens calcification leaving a relatively softer centre so that it appears as a ‘depressed fracture’. Case 7 Case 7. Subgaleal hematoma Subgaleal hematoma. Respiratory Intrauterine hypoxia Infant respiratory distress syndrome Transient tachypnea of the newborn Meconium aspiration syndrome pleural disease Pneumothorax Pneumomediastinum Wilson—Mikity syndrome Bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

It is more prone to complications, especially anemia and bruising. Retrieved from ” https: Case 8 Case 8. Caput succedaneum Caput succedaneum. Central Nervous SystemPaediatricsObstetrics. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.

This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat By weeks, they may become peripherally calcified 5. Gray baby syndrome muscle tone Congenital hypertonia Congenital hypotonia. The incidence increases with ventouse and forceps extraction and thus more common in primiparous mothers. They are bound between the periosteum and cranium, and therefore cannot cross sutures.



In some cases it may be an indication of a linear ceaflohematoma fracture or be at risk of an infection leading to osteomyelitis or meningitis.


No laboratory studies usually are necessary, though serum bilirubin level can be used. The usual causes of a Cephalhematoma are a prolonged second stage of labor or instrumental delivery, particularly forceps delivery. Case 4 Case 4.

Ventouse application does not increase the incidence of cephalhematoma. Case 9 Case 9.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Cefallhematoma radiography or CT scanning is also used if concomitant depressed skull fracture is a possibility.

In the setting of craniosynostosis, the blood products are able to traverse the affected suture 5. Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis. Ileus Necrotizing enterocolitis Meconium peritonitis. Being bound by a suture line distinguishes them from subgaleal hematomawhich can cross sutures. Case 6 Case 6. About Blog Go ad-free.