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A hematoma is a collection of blood that is outside a blood vessel. There are different areas where hematomas occur including the inside the skull, scalp, ear, septum, bones, finger and toenails, and intra-abdominal. Treatment for hematomas depend on the type and location of the hematoma.

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Terms related to Hematoma:

  • Aural Hematoma
  • Ear Hematoma
  • Fracture Hematoma
  • Intra-abdominal Hematoma
  • Intramuscular Hematoma
  • Pelvic Hematoma
  • Scalp Hematoma
  • Septal Hematoma
  • Subungual Hematoma