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I was wondering what are some other etiologies of perinephric hematoma in the absence of trauma?

I was wondering what are some other etiologies of perinephric hematoma in the absence of trauma?

Several: Most common are angiomyolipoma (a benign kidney tumor) and renal cell carcinoma. Also can see coagulation disorders, arteriovenous malformations, and periarteritis which is inflammation of the external parts of the artery and tissues surrounding it. ...Read more

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Hematoma (Definition)

A condition in which there has been bleeding between the scalp and the skull, and the blood is trapped under the scalp, forming a blood-filled bulge. Can usually ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: epidural hematoma?

What is the definition or description of: epidural hematoma?

Blood over brain: The brain is covered by meninges. With trauma, bleeding could occur underneath the coverings, such as a "subdural hematoma". With epidural, we have bleeding above the dura covering. May occur due to skull fracture over the temple which lacerates the middle meningeal artery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: subungual hematoma?

What is the definition or description of: subungual hematoma?

Subungual Hematoma : This term refers to blood collection beneath a nail. It can involve finger or toenails and typically requires some form of trauma or injurious force. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: preseptal hematoma?

What is the definition or description of: preseptal hematoma?

Hematoma: A hematoma (collection of blood) that pools on the septum of the nose after trauma. If left untreated it can cause a loss of fresh blood supply to the septum and destruction of the septum.Nose pain, a blue-purple mass in the nose, nose bleeding. . Examination of the nose using a nasal speculum establishes the diagnosis. A ct scan may be done to identify other associated injuries. ...Read more

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What's the definition of subdural hematoma?

What's the definition of subdural hematoma?

SDH: A subdural hematoma typically occurs from bridging cortical veins being torn causing blood to accumulate on the surface of the brain under the dural covering of the brain. Trauma is the most common cause. In the elderly, even relatively minor head trauma can cause a sdh. Surgery is often used to evacuate the hematoma. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Scalp hematoma?

What is the definition or description of: Scalp hematoma?

Hematoma: which is a collection of blood between the skin and skull.generally after trauma or difficult dilivery if trauma you need to check for intracranial injury if occurs without trauma you need to check the clotting system for a deffect ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: subdural hematoma?

SDH: A subdural hematoma (sdh) occurs between the brain and the lining of the brain- the dura. It can accumulate and cause pressure on the brain. Surgery is frequently done to remove this blood. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: scrotal hematoma?

What is the definition or description of: scrotal hematoma?

Blood in the scrotum: A scrotal hematoma is a collection of blood, either from surgery or non-surgical causes, like trauma or ruptured blood vessel, in the scrotum. Most hematomas benefit from drainage, rather than anticipating reabsorption like a bruise does. A bruise is blood within tissues like water in a sponge, but a scrotal hemotoma is a larger volume of blood within the actual space inside the scrotal sac. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ct-guided drainage of hematoma or fluid collection?

What is the definition or description of: ct-guided drainage of hematoma or fluid collection?

CT is a 3-D scan....: That provides an x-ray cross-sectional view of the scanned body "slice, " allowing any blood or fluid collection to be accurately hit by a long needle or tube that drains off the fluid. The cat or ct scan allows much more accuracy than a "blind" poke with a needle, and also allows the doctor doing the fluid evacuation to see what structures lie along the needle path (more safe; less trauma). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bruise?

What is the definition or description of: bruise?

Ecchymoses: Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a serious problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nail bruise?

What is the definition or description of: Nail bruise?

Hematoma?: Bleeding under the nail is almost always caused by trauma. It can be quite painful as the fingertips have lots of nerve endings causing pain. The bleeding under the nail can separate the nail from the underlying nailbed, but the nail usually regrows. But it can take 4-6 months. If there has been no trauma, discoloration under the nail can rarely be due to a type of skin cancer. Get checked out. ...Read more

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How long to hematomas take to heal?

It can take awhile: Hematomas are collections of blood underneath the skin that lie within the soft tissue. They can occur from trauma or happen spontaneously. They body will slowly reabsorb them with time in general and it can be difficult to estimate how long that can take depending on the size, extent and location of the hematoma. ...Read more

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What does a hematoma look like? 

What does a hematoma look like? 

Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. Some internal hematomas, like subdural hematomas can not be visualized without imaging studies. ...Read more

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What can I do about this hematoma?

DependsOnLocation: Most hematomas do not need any treatment as the blood gets reabsorped in the body,It depends part of body is the hematoma is.Sometimes the hematomas get calcium in it(calcified) and leaves a firm lump.Depending on the location.Some are serious like1Subdural Hematoma which presses on brain2Epidural in back pressure on spinal chord 3Subungal under nails need drainage 4Splenic,Hepatic or in mesentry ...Read more

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I have a hematoma. When will it heal?

I have a hematoma. When will it heal?

Hematoma: Hematoma is free blood and will resolve when body absorbs it all under skin is a bruise will change colors as it heals. ...Read more

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Best way to dissolve a huge Hematoma?

Best way to dissolve a huge Hematoma?

Compress: Can put a warm compress on it. Initially you would want to put ice on it to reduce the bleeding but after that use a warm compress ...Read more

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Why won't my hematoma go away? What should I do?

Why won't my hematoma go away? What should I do?

Apply warm soakes : It will go away in time. Hematomas are collection of blood in soft tissue due to injury, or result of invasive procedures most of the time they will resolve on their own , not the blood clots that cause embolism, need to drain & evacuate if they are pressing on a vital structures, or huge , drainage or even aspirations , has potential danger of getting infection. ...Read more

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Do you know are burr holes still being used for subdural hematomas?

Yes: Symptomatic chronic (>30 days) subdural hematomas are often evacuated with two burr holes. Acute (. ...Read more

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What is a cerebral hematoma?

What is a cerebral hematoma?

Cerebral Hematoma: Blood clot in the brain following rupture of vessel in brain or between skull & brain. ...Read more