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
No, but the cause of a hematoma can spread from cat to cat depending on what that cause is.
Generally not. A subungal hematoma is a bruise. It is usually caused by hitting the toe.
when you hit the blood vein
However, in procedures that involve the neck it is of particular concern because a rapidly enlarging hematoma can obstruct the airway.
Has anyone studied this? I have the same question... Also wondering if a hematoma at birth can lead to short term memory/processing issues later in life.
Any trauma can lead to a hematoma. Vaginal hematoma can be caused by intercourse.
Trauma is a common cause of spinal epidural hematoma. Non-trauma causes include anticoagulant therapy, hemophilia, liver disease, aspirin use, systemic lupus erythematosus.
hematoma above eyebrow
Yes, a hematoma can become an abscess. There are several types of hematoma, and a few possibilities as to what kind of abscess can develop. The type of hematoma and the circumstances that drive it to abscess will determine what kind of abscess.
periorbital hematoma is 1 black eye, bilateral is 2 black eyes
Hematoma is a bruise, stroke is burst vessel in the brain.