from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as cephalæmatoma.
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- n. a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn; caused by pressure during birth
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My middle daughter had birth trauma and was diagnosed with cephalohematoma, a subarachnoid hemorrhage, sepsis, a left occipital skull fracture, jaundice and a transient heart murmur.
Even when done properly, it can cause a blood-filled swelling cephalohematoma on the baby’s head.
It can cause a blood-filled swelling cephalohematoma on the baby’s head.