This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Subgaleal Hematoma, Subgaleal Hemorrhage. Subgaleal hematoma (SGH), an abnormal accumulation of blood under the galeal aponeurosis of the scalp, is more commonly observed in newborns and. Subgaleal hematoma developed one to eight days after minor head trauma in four children and in two infants, one with presumed trauma. These six children.

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Childhood Subgaleal Hematoma Following Minor Head Trauma

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Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians. Related Bing Images Extra: Pathophysiology Potential space between skull periosteum to scalp galea Extends posteriorly from orbital ridges to occiput Extends laterally to ears Blood accumulates in this potential space.

Risk factors Repeated use of vacuum extractor Coagulopathy. Symptoms Insidious hematoma growth May extend to involve entire calvarium Develops over hours to days. Management Vigilant observation Scalp pressure dressing Transfusion Phototherapy. Complications Hemorrhagic Shock Infection.

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Subgaleal Hematoma

Definition NCI Bleeding in the area between the scalp and the skull. Related Topics in Neurology. Neonatology – Neurology Pages.

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Search other sites for ‘Subgaleal Hematoma’. Bleeding in the area between the scalp and the skull. Disease or Syndrome T