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he·ma·to·ma

(hē'mă-tō'mă)
A localized mass of extravasated blood that is relatively or completely confined within an organ or tissue, a space, or a potential space; the blood is usually clotted, and, depending on how long it has been there, may manifest various degrees of organization and decolorization.
Synonym(s): haematoma.

haematoma

An accumulation of free blood anywhere in the body, that has partially clotted to form a semi-solid mass. Haematomas may be caused by injury or may occur spontaneously as a result of a bleeding or clotting disorder. In some sites, as within the skull, enlarging haematomas may be very dangerous. Infected haematomas may form abscesses.

haematoma

A swelling containing blood. It may result from injury (e.g. black eye) or from some blood disease, such as leukaemia. Note: also spelt hematoma.

he·ma·to·ma

(hē'mă-tō'mă)
Localized mass of extravasated blood relatively or completely confined within an organ or space; blood usually clots.
Synonym(s): haematoma.
[hemato- + G. -oma, tumor]

Patient discussion about haematoma

Q. What is hematoma?

A. "hem" means blood, it's a very common bruise - when you fall off your bicycles, you get hit. if you don't cut yourself too in the process- blood vessels usually get ripped and blood flows to that area. this causes a red/blue color. after a couple of weeks it'll change color to green and then yellow. this is the blood cells disintegrate.

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Early surgery versus initial conservative treatment in patients with spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral haematomas in the international surgical trial in intracerebral haemorrhage (STICH): a randomised trial.
Comparison of Recurrence of Chronic Subdural Haematoma after Burr Hole Craniostomy with one time Drainage and Burr Hole Craniostomy With Tube Drainage.
Answer: From your description, the condition suggests ear haematoma, which is a fluid filled swelling that develops on the ear flaps of dogs.
McAuliffe, "Acute spontaneous spinal subdural haematoma: MRI features," Neuroradiology, vol.
This is a very rare clinical situation: until 2009, only 28 cases of spontaneous cervical haematoma caused by extracapsular rupture of the parathyroid gland were reported [4].
This revealed a distal intramural oesophageal haematoma 36 mm in diameter with proximal oesophageal dilatation, extending down to the gastroesophageal junction (Figure 1).
Keywords: Aural haematoma; canine; stapling; surgical technique
Minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for treatment of spontaneous intracerebral haematomas. Neurosurg Rev 2015.
During pregnancy the uterus, vagina, and vulva have rich vascular supplies that are at risk of trauma during the birth process; trauma to these highly vascular areas may result in formation of a haematoma. Puerperal haematomas occur in 1:300-1:1 500 deliveries and, rarely, are a life-threatening complication of childbirth.
Reports of haematomas of the iliopsoas muscle in young athletes injured during sports events have only rarely been published.
Retroperitoneal haematoma following vaginal hysterectomy with anterior and posterior vaginal wall repair in Bogota, Colombia: Case report and review of the literature