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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Ventouse application does not increase the incidence of cephalhematoma. They are bound between the periosteum and cranium, and therefore cannot cross sutures. Pneumopericardium Persistent fetal circulation. In the setting of craniosynostosis, the blood products are able to traverse the affected suture 5.

Rarely anaemia can develop needing blood transfusion. It may take weeks and months to resolve and disappear completely.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Cephalhematoma should be distinguished from another scalp bleeding called subgaleal hemorrhage also called subaponeurotic hemorrhagewhich is blood between the scalp and skull bone above the periosteum and is more extensive. In time the swelling hardens calcification leaving a relatively softer centre so that it appears as a ‘depressed fracture’.


Ileus Necrotizing enterocolitis Meconium peritonitis. Usual management is mainly observation. Skull radiography or CT scanning is also used if concomitant depressed skull fracture is a possibility. Case 9 Case 9. Miscarriage Perinatal mortality Stillbirth Infant mortality Neonatal withdrawal. Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis.

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Caput succedaneum Caput succedaneum. Cephalohaematomas succedaheum gradually incorporate into the calvaria by ossification. Vertically transmitted infection Neonatal infection Congenital rubella syndrome Neonatal herpes simplex Mycoplasma hominis infection Ureaplasma urealyticum infection Omphalitis Neonatal sepsis Group B streptococcal infection Neonatal conjunctivitis.

Central Nervous SystemPaediatricsObstetrics. Placenta praevia Placental insufficiency Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat 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.

The presence of a bleeding disorder should be considered but is cefalohrmatoma.

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Case 6 Case 6. Cephalohaematomas are clinically diagnosed and infrequently imaged.


In some cases it may capuf an indication of a linear skull fracture or be at risk of an infection leading to osteomyelitis or meningitis. The swelling of a cephalhematoma takes weeks to resolve as the blood clot is slowly absorbed from the periphery towards the centre. Cephalohaematoma Dr Rohit Sharma and A. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. They can be unilateral or bilateral, and appear as subgaleal fluid collections bounded by suture lines.

Case 8 Case 8. Perinatal asphyxia Periventricular leukomalacia. Log in Sign up. Case 5 Case 5.