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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These six children had no evidence of fracture or abnormality of coagulation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Footnotes This article has been peer reviewed. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads.

The long-term prognosis is generally good. Subgaleal abscess Subgaleal abscess. Apgar scores were 3, 4 and 7 at 1, 5 and 10 minutes respectively. Content is updated monthly with systematic literature reviews and conferences. Retrieved from ” https: Unfortunately, subgaleal hemorrhage was not diagnosed early, and the baby could not be saved despite massive volume resuscitation.


She was sent to the nursery for observation with oxygen as required. Search other sites for ‘Subgaleal Hematoma’. Patients with subgaleal hemorrhage may have significant hyperbilirubinemia. Create a free personal account to make a comment, download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts and more.

On their arrival, the transport team noted severe swelling of the baby’s scalp. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account.

Pressure wrapping of the head has been advocated by some, 6 but the large subaponeurotic space is difficult to wrap except with a cap that is attached under the chin; wrapping might be disadvantageous if cerebral edema were present. Case 3 Case 3. Ileus Necrotizing enterocolitis Meconium eubgaleal. There was mild shoulder dystocia. One hundred twenty-three SGH cases are summarized from the literature. D ICD – Gray baby syndrome muscle tone Congenital hypertonia Congenital hypotonia.

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Shukla D, Devi BI. In addition, the baby’s subhaleal and shocked appearance at birth, despite there being no biochemical evidence of fetal asphyxia, should have increased concern.

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Because blood spreads through a large tissue plane in subgaleal hemorrhage, blood loss may be massive before hhematoma becomes evident. Thank you for updating your details. Subgaelal than appropriate resuscitation, intensive care management and the massive quantities of blood products that are often urgently required to maintain circulation in babies with subgaleal hemorrhage, there is no specific treatment.


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When the baby was 1. Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Fluid bolus may be required if blood loss is significant and patient becomes tachycardic. Back Links pages that link to this page. Deborah Davis, Division of Neonatology, Rm.

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