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Evaluation of Scalp Swelling in an Infant

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

A neonate or young infant who has had a head injury may be noticed to have a swelling of the scalp afterwards. A careful physical examination is often able to identify the cause of the swelling.

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