Hematoma

Overview

Hematoma is a collection of blood in an organ or tissue, usually from a ruptured blood vessel. A hematoma can occur anywhere in the body.

Symptoms

Symptoms can include swelling, bruising, and pain.

Treatments

Treatment for a superficial hematoma includes rest, ice, compression, and elevation. A hematoma in the brain might require surgery.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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