Cephalohematoma Medical Definition
“What is Cephalohematoma?”
Cephalohematoma medical definition: Cephalohematoma is a medical condition in which blood pools between the skull and brain. While it rarely causes brain injury, it can lead to other complications, such as:
Cephalohematoma in Medical Malpractice Cases
Cephalohematoma often requires no treatment, but in the case of newborns, can be a result of birth injury which may require more attention, lead to further complications, or be grounds for a medical malpractice case.
The most common cause of cephalohematoma is trauma to the head of a baby during delivery. This trauma may occur because of the negligence of an attending doctor or medical staff member. If so, you may have grounds to file a medical malpractice lawsuit and recover damages.
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