Hematoma vs. hyperemia

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Hematoma vs. hyperemia

Post by Jedi of Zen » Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:39 am

Wondering if anyone out there in physiology-land can offer a layman's explanation of the difference between a hematoma and hyperemia.


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Post by MrMistery » Sat Sep 08, 2007 6:17 pm

from what i know
hyperemia - condition when there is more blood in your body that there should be
hematoma - means accumulation of blood.
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