Medical Definition of Cephalohaematoma

1. A collection of blood (haematoma) under the scalp that is often related to the minor trauma of child birth. They are subperiosteal collection of blood, does not cross suture lines Cf: caput succedaneum, subgaleal haematoma These collections of blood are resorbed by the body and usually require no specific intervention. Larger cephalohaematomas can potentiate newborn jaundice. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalohaematoma

cephalocaudal trend
cephalocele
cephalocentesis
cephalochord
cephalochordate
cephalochordates
cephalodactyly
cephalodidymus
cephalodiprosopus
cephalodynia
cephaloedema
cephalogenesis
cephaloglycin
cephalogram
cephalogyric
cephalohaematoma (current term)
cephalohematocele
cephalohematoma
cephalohemometer
cephaloid
cephalomancy
cephalomedullary angle
cephalomegaly
cephalomelus
cephalomeningitis
cephalomere
cephalomeres
cephalometer
cephalometers
cephalometric

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