What cause a hematoma?

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A hematoma is caused by a break in the wall of a blood vessel. The break may be spontaneous, as in the case of an aneurysm, or caused by trauma. In the case of a minor or major blow to the effected part of the brain may lead to sudden death, other located hematoma's that receive minor or major blows may cause some severe complications in the area of which it is in. The word "hematoma" came into usage around 1850. It was devised from Greek roots -- hemat-, referring to the blood + -oma, from soma meaning body = a bloody body, or a collection of blood. The many different kinds of hematomas are defined by location and include: * epidural hematoma, * extradural hematoma, * intracerebral hematoma, * intracranial hematoma, * nasal septum hematoma, * subcutaneous hematoma, * subdural hematoma. Common Misspellings: haematoma

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