Subaponeurotic hemorrhage - What is a Subgaleal hemorrhage?

What is subaponeurotic (subgaleal) haemorrhage?

However, since the brusing caused by caput succedaneum may break down into the bilirubin, there is a heightened risk of the baby developing jaundice.

Unexpectedly, the hospital bill was RM5,000 when she was discharged, and she had exhausted the confinement expenses.

However, the newborn boy is still in the intensive care unit after suffering from hypoxia and pneumonia.

In ICD-10 "birth trauma" occupied 49 individual codes P10-Р15.

Subaponeurotic fluid collection

This condition is harmless and is due to pressure put on the infant's head during delivery.

Because the fluid collection is between the periosteum and the skull, the boundaries of a cephalohematoma are defined by the underlying bone.


Management is watchful expectancy, without any intervention and parental counseling about the benign nature of the swelling.

Subaponeurotic fluid collection SFC is a rare cause of scalp swelling in infants that is not well described in textbooks.

Description: They resolve spontaneously in 6—8 weeks.

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This condition may occur as a result of a precipitous delivery or poor application of a vacuum extractor.
In SFCs, infants appear well, whereas in subaponeurotic hemorrhage, they appear unwell.
Unexpectedly, the fetus was too large, and she had a difficult birth.

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    When there is rupture of the capillaries in the subaponeurotic area, there may be massive scalp hemorrhage with spread over the entire scalp and massive blood loss. Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy may ensue rapidly. This condition may occur as a result of a precipitous delivery or poor application of a vacuum extractor.
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    Subaponeurotic haemorrhage in the newborn J Indian Med Assoc. 1977 Jul 1;69(1):3-5. Authors
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    Subgaleal hemorrhage or hematoma is bleeding in the potential space between the skull periosteum and the scalp galea aponeurosis . Contents 1 Symptoms 2 Causes 3 Diagnosis 4 Management 5 See also 6 References 7 External links Symptoms
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