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  • spontaneous
  • The usual cause of a subdural hematoma is either spontaneous bleeding in an artery wall due to old age or congenital defect , or else a sharp blow to the head. (everything2.com)
  • Subdural hematoma may also be spontaneous or caused by a procedure, such as a lumbar puncture (see Etiology). (medscape.com)
  • We report the case of a chronically anticoagulated 37-year-old male who developed a spontaneous hematoma of the epiglottis secondary to a supra-therapeutic INR. (hindawi.com)
  • Paroxysmal hand hematoma (also known as "Achenbach syndrome") is a skin condition characterized by spontaneous focal hemorrhage into the palm or the volar surface of a finger, which results in transitory localized pain, followed by rapid swelling and localized blueish discoloration. (wikipedia.org)
  • abscess
  • Unlike contusions, hematomas do not usually interfere with gas exchange in the lung, but they do increase the risk of infection and abscess formation. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • After the second surgery I got hematoma which my breast got red, swollen and itchy. (medhelp.org)
  • Following hematoma surgery, your vet will take steps to treat any underlying conditions that may have contributed to the hematoma's development. (vetinfo.com)
  • Most hematomas will resolve themselves with proper care, but rarely the hemotoma will need to undergo an additional surgery to relieve the pain and aide in healing. (ehow.co.uk)
  • A hematoma (US spelling) or haematoma (UK spelling) is a localized collection of blood outside the blood vessels, due to either disease or trauma including injury or surgery and may involve blood continuing to seep from broken capillaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Postoperative hematomas are a cutaneous condition characterized by a collection of blood below the skin, and result as a complication following surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hematoma can also be a consequence of breast surgery, usually due to post-operative bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is preliminary evidence that, after breast implant surgery, the presence of hematoma increases the risk of developing capsular contracture. (wikipedia.org)
  • In mammography screening, scar tissue resulting from a breast hematoma can easily be confused with tumor tissue, especially in the first years following surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also hematomas that occur after surgery for excision of a malignant tumor are drained, because a hematoma to which irradiation is applied is unlikely to ever resolve. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • Other then the problem that a subdural hematoma means that their has been bleeding in the brain, and thus an interrupted blood supply, the danger of the clot comes from the fact that it is applying pressure to structures around it. (everything2.com)
  • A subdural hematoma (SDH) is a collection of blood below the inner layer of the dura but external to the brain and arachnoid membrane (see the images below). (medscape.com)
  • In cats, ear hematomas form when a blood vessel in the ear ruptures and the space between the skin and cartilage begins to fill with blood. (vetinfo.com)
  • An ear hematoma forms when a blood vessel bursts or ruptures in the ear. (vetinfo.com)
  • Hematomas are blood clots located outside the blood vessels and are caused by blunt trauma. (ehow.co.uk)
  • A subdural hematoma is characterized by collection of blood between the covering of the brain (dura) and the surface of the brain. (patientslikeme.com)
  • A hematoma is initially in liquid form spread among the tissues including in sacs between tissues where it may coagulate and solidify before blood is reabsorbed into blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • This collection, or pool, of blood is known as a hematoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Breast hematoma is a collection of blood within the breast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because the septal cartilage has no blood supply of its own and receives all of its nutrients and oxygen from the perichondrium, an untreated septal hematoma may lead to destruction of the septum. (wikipedia.org)
  • A rectus sheath hematoma is an accumulation of blood in the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • lucid
  • In a large series of patients who developed intracranial hematomas requiring emergent decompression, more than half had lucid intervals and were able to make conversation between the time of their injury and subsequent deterioration. (medscape.com)
  • In the hallmark of epidural hematoma, patients may regain consciousness and appear completely normal during what is called a lucid interval, only to descend suddenly and rapidly into unconsciousness later. (wikipedia.org)
  • skull
  • Subdermal hematoma (under the skin) Skull/brain: Subgaleal hematoma - between the galea aponeurosis and periosteum Cephalohematoma - between the periosteum and skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the hematoma expands, it strips the dura from the inside of the skull, causing an intense headache. (wikipedia.org)
  • nasal
  • The hematoma usually extends into the nasal passage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nasal septal hematoma is a condition affecting the nasal septum. (wikipedia.org)
  • To treat a septal haematoma it is incised & drained to prevent avascular necrosis of the septal hyaline cartilage which depends on diffusion of nutrients from its attached nasal mucosa. (wikipedia.org)
  • needle
  • Injection of a suitable local anesthetic by needle and syringe through the skin into this hematoma produces relief of the pain caused by the fracture, allowing the bones to be painlessly manipulated. (wikipedia.org)
  • moderate
  • a) Axial and (b) sagittal CT scan images of the neck showing an epiglottic hematoma with moderate narrowing of the airway. (hindawi.com)
  • treatment
  • Treatment of ear hematoma depends on how quickly the hematoma is diagnosed, the size of the hematoma and, oftentimes, your vet's personal treatment preferences. (vetinfo.com)
  • Although a serious hematoma as a result of a vasectomy is very rare, treatment should always begin by reporting the side effect to a doctor. (ehow.co.uk)