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Cephalhematoma

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Cephalhematoma

a collection of blood due to an effusion of blood beneath the periosteum frequently in a newborn as a result of birth trauma; contrasted with caput succedaneum, in which the effusion overlies the periosteum and consists of serum.

Synonym: cephalohematoma.

Origin: cephal-_ g. Haima, blood, _ -oma, tumour